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Mulling: The Future Of Facebook

I’ve been considering Facebook lately. I’m not certain why but it’s been on my mind. Mainly, I’ve been considering its future and wondering if it has much of one. Certainly, half a billion users is nothing to be sneezed at and few could argue with Facebook’s current clout in the Internet world but still I […]

Last One Out, Please Turn Off The Lights

On the off-chance anybody is wondering, I have said my not-so-fond farewells to Facebook. I’m very aware that there was a mass ‘Leave Facebook Day’ a week or so back but I left a few weeks prior to that. I’m no trend-following sheep – I blaze my own trail. Well, in this case anyway. Facebook, […]

Handy, bite-sized chunks

I haven’t posted in a week.  This is, in large part, due to the fact that I quite like having my good news post on the top of the list for any visitors to see (as I strongly suspect that many of you are far to lazy to actually scroll down to see if there […]

Gerry Hayes

Gerry Hayes

I mostly sit around all day and drink tea. Occasionally, I write stuff and send it to strangers so they can humiliate me and deride my efforts. Other than the self-harm to dull the shame of failure, it's not a bad life. Like I say, there's tea.

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    • New Kid watching something on YouTube. There’s a German bloke talking who sounds worryingly like Ade Edmunson’s Red Baron from Blackadder.
    • Dreamed I was shooting people with a, strangely ineffective, shotgun. Wonder what it means.
    • Occasionally, I worry I might be Keith Chegwin.
    • For running, I have some of those high-tech t-shirts that wick away moisture. Scared of putting one on inside-out and drowning.
    • On the off-chance you haven’t already, you REALLY should watch Emma Watson’s brilliant speech to the UN: http://t.co/uvQ0oNd0Ur #heforshe
    • Pronunciation question: Is it ‘nutella’, ‘nOOtella’, or ‘that vile, God-awful, crime against things that are good and tasty’?
    • Having to substitute parsley for coriander in my chilli. Like some sort of barbarian. Nobody has ever had things this bad.
    • It’s just crying out for a caption competition, isn’t it? Via @MakingOfs http://t.co/s00OVVVKR7
    • I think this one’s my favourite (from http://t.co/8WxTqtUU1S): http://t.co/0UnUW1sbEm
    • If it wasn’t U2, I’d probably bemoan the younger generation’s lack of cultural awareness. As it is, it’s quite funny. http://t.co/lFl39qlcZn
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