Archive for 'general rant'

Hidden tracks on CDs – what’s the point?

I originally thought that hidden tracks on albums were just tracks added at the end of the album and not listed on the sleeve notes but after doing a bit of reading it seems the history of why artists put hidden tracks on their albums is, in some cases, quite interesting. For example to avoid [...]

Predictions for the 2008 F1 Season

  The 2008 F1 season is almost upon us. For the next 9 months I’ll be spending every other Sunday afternoon shouting at the TV – don’t bother trying to call me during a Grand Prix, I won’t answer! So with the opening race in Melbourne less than a week away I’ve been gazing into [...]

Simpsons Alphabet

It’s amazing what random thoughts the mind has when you wake up in the middle of the night and can’t back to sleep, feeling like you’ve either eaten too much food or drunk too much coffee. At 4am this morning I started trying to remember the phonetic alphabet (alpha, bravo, charlie…). I think I eventually [...]

Why have I decided to do this?

Is that poor form to begin a new blog with a question? I hope not, because now that’s two. To answer the first one, I guess there are several reasons. Briefly (and in no particular order): I’ve done (and am doing) lot’s of “stuff” on the web. I think a lot of the current stuff [...]