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Miyazaki’s Beautiful Antiwar Dreams

Posted on May 15th, 2015 by tonieee

This is a really nice article about anti-war themes in Studio Ghibli films: No film has ever made me cry so much as Grave of the Fireflies. From about 5 minutes into it until about an hour after it I was just bawling my eyes out. Even just reading that article has made my […]

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Posted on April 8th, 2015 by tonieee

I broke it slipping over in the mud while walking the dog. It’s a little inconvenient to say the least.

Mutt imap/smtp woes solved

Posted on November 29th, 2014 by tonieee

I love mutt. It is a very flexible and powerful email client but it can be quite hard getting the initial setup right. When I switched it from using pop3 to imap/smtp I had a few problems getting it to work. First I was getting the following error whenever I tried to send a message: […]

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Man Crisps!

Posted on November 11th, 2014 by tonieee

I’m glad I selected the correct gender of crisps. It would have been so embarrassing if I’d got back to my desk at work with wrongly gendered crisps.

Oh Peas!

Posted on October 29th, 2014 by tonieee

The other day I accidentally cyber-stalked Marianthi when bandcamp sent me an email saying that she’d just bought some records by Oh Peas! (I’m a really big fan of bandcamp but I’m not keen on it being social-networkized – I just want it to be a place to buy records). I really liked the name […]

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Dog magic

Posted on October 26th, 2014 by tonieee

I’ve just discovered that I can totally amaze the dog with really clumsy sleight of hand tricks.

Poor lost little bear sat in the rain

Posted on October 15th, 2014 by tonieee

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Lady’s Bridge

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by tonieee

On my lunch break today I took a photo of some pretty pink flowers in the River Don but they were too far away for the camera on my phone to show them. It turned out to be quite a nice picture of Lady’s Bridge anyway.

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Outdated Browser!

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by tonieee

THE NETWORK DOESN’T LIKE OUTDATED BROWSERS THIS EXPERIENCE WORKS BEST IN THE LATEST VERSIONS OF CHROME AND SAFARI Bye bye The Network. If that’s you’re attitude, I can’t even be bothered to find out what you are. You need me more than I need you. PS this was witnessed in the latest version of Firefox. […]

Hair pledge

Posted on May 24th, 2014 by tonieee

From now on I’m only going to use my hair for evil.