I now wear glasses. Not a full time occupation, but one that finally gives me the opportunity to wear an accessory which can be used to elicit an air of intellectual appreciation from those who suddenly take note of my lens tilting retorts.
Text-based studio work isn't glamourous. I bet the Stones never did this.
Another new year heralds another attempt at the WordPress 'postaweek' yearly blogging marathon. Attempted (and almost achieved) in 2011, it is only fair I give it another bash in 2013. And this isn't new year, new me-type stuff talking, oh no. It's going to happen. Some will be text-based, others will be of the photo … Continue reading Postaweek and no alcohol: a recipe for coherent blogging
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for TheBoyEllis Blog. Here's an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 3 years to get … Continue reading 2012 in review
This month, I'll be growing facial hair for charity. If you're familiar with Movember, you'll know what a unique, awesome campaign it is. If you've got no idea what I'm talking about, I should perhaps explain. Movember is designed to raise awareness of men's health and, in particular, prostate and testicular cancer. It's no secret … Continue reading Movember
We all know that ‘nits’ are little creatures which have a habit of nesting in human hair. No one, however, know what nits are when it comes to computer displays. That didn’t matter yesterday, though, when Apple announced that its latest line of laptop and desktop computer displays featured ‘300 nits’. We are all supposed … Continue reading How about mini prices, Apple?
Unfortunately, because this country is so screwed up about anything involving nakedness or sex, it is with little surprise that we find ourselves amidst an almighty uproar concerning Prince Harry partaking in a questionable game of pool whilst stark-bollock naked. This is poor form for a royal, say those who, ironically, have pictures of Harry's … Continue reading Get naked? I’d buy an elephant.
School sports day at Millway Middle School was always a welcome distraction from the rigors of secondary school education (you know, having religious texts forced down your throat and attempting to set fire to your mate's hair with a Bunsen burner). It was also fun. Until I nearly killed a fellow pupil. It wasn't my fault, I hasten to … Continue reading Athletes vs footballers: no contest
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Once entrance to maths, eng lit, questionable French teachers and the much-undervalued 3PM finish...