Donkey on the Edge

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The Pepsi challenge (coffee)

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Just had a latte at Costa’s on West End Lane. I can’t believe I used to drink Starbucks coffee. I’d tried it the world over and no matter how many italian-ish words I used, no matter how I attempted to explain how the foam or lack of foam was supposed to be, the number of shots (catches breath) no matter how much milk, sugar, hot water, juju beads—whatever—I added or subtracted from that liquid they call coffee it was always shit.

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Search engine referrals

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Hadn’t checked my search engine referrals in a while. It’s always interesting to see what’s on peoples’ minds. In order of popularity:

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Fuck Verisign

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Just got a note from verisign telling me the pumpernickle domain was about to expire. This is interesting because I’ve now started the long slow painful migration away from the servants of Beelzebub and towards the light of an internic recommended registrar.

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New car

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I recently bought Nicki a new car. Or more precisely, some faceless financial institution is letting me keep a car that Nicki uses as long as I promise to give them money every month for the rest of my life;-)

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Dean Allen and adventures with cable tv

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Just thought I’d better tell Dean that there is an unmissable film on Canal Jaune at 22h45 (quarter to eleven) \t It’s Claude Lelouche’s unmissable Un homme qui me plaît which showcases the talents of Farah Fawcett and JP Belmondo.

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Summer hols etc

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I was going to say I’m now back at work and describe hols etc etc but i just found the following in my inbox from Jed, my father and I thought it kind of did the job:-)

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Alan Watts (on WFMU)

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I recently started listening to WFMU again thanks to the miracle of adsl. Can somebody tell me what it is about Alan Watts that make his lectures so impossible to switch off? I know nothing of Buddhism and am not normally drawn to Eastern Mysticism but this guy delivers his wisdom in a particularly funny way. In fact, large parts of the recordings are him chuckling…

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