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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, […]

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 singing the Spider-Man theme song but reckons it's “Catches kids, just like flies.” Looking forward to Marvel Ultimate Yewtree.
    • Aubergine very slightly undercooked. It was ok but I feel a bit cheated. Think I’ll make Compensation Pie.
    • Someone went past window at 22:30, whistling cheerfully. You’re not supposed to whistle at night, surely? Weird.
    • There’s a TV channel showing ten year-old Who Wants To Be A Millionaire shows. Stupid—their Phone A Friends won’t still be waiting around.
    • Christmas CD playing in New Kid’s crèche. Had Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah as performed by whatsherface from X-Factor. Fah la la la lah.
    • Curse this perpetual November twilight. Had to put the light on to make a sandwich and it’s too dim to read in the comfy chair by the window
    • Oh, 10.10.1, you seem to have sorted Yosemite's god-awful wifi issues. About bloody time. *dances slightly tentative and hopeful jig*
    • Last night, it seemed important to take a photo of @martinhayes foot. It was like some huge, ungainly, booby trap. http://t.co/xCMeLr3gfF
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