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Archive for January, 2012

Album Of The Year 2011

Okay, let’s ease into this nice and gently with your basic ‘review of the year’ post. I reckon I’ve probably bought about a dozen albums this year (a little below par, truth be told) and that’s physically bought – on shiny silver discs – not downloaded, legally or illegally. Why I won’t buy downloads could […]

New Year; New Blog

Happy New Year, and welcome to the new home of my rarely updated weblog: HTML & Methedrine. Looking back at its previous incarnation (last updated: 14/07/2007 – ouch!) one might wonder why I’ve bothered; I’ve been tweeting fairly regularly for the last couple of years, and my Facebook page is automagically updated from that quietly […]

Raising Awareness

(Originally posted: 14th June 2007) This week, 14th-21st June 2007, is apparently Homeopathy Awareness Week and so what better time to have a little rant about this particularly ridiculous branch of woo Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). Homeopathy was invented two hundred years ago by the German physician Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843) and is based around […]

DeoxyLEGOnucleic Acid

(Originally posted: 9th April 2007) Last week I just happened upon the website of professional Lego modeller Eric Harshbarger, and more specifically, this page where he describes a miniature model of DNA built entirely of Lego. Well, I just had to have myself one of those, so I printed out Eric’s photograph and headed off […]


(Originally posted 21st February 2006) I took the new ‘Third Generation’ MX-5 out for a test drive on Friday and thought I might share my observations. However, it should be noted that the weather in Worcester on Friday afternoon wasn’t best suited to rag-top motoring; the persistant rain and thoroughly soaked roads meant that the […]