Daily Life

My parents had Adventures in Airlines flying to America in October, and have been trying to resolve it since returning home. This is a repost of my Mom’s latest update on the situation: I’ve been trying for a couple months to get a response from Aer Lingus regarding our trip to America in mid-October. Today […]

I think I’m declaring 2014 as a To-Be-Read-Shelf year. I can read or re-read anything I own, but no buying new books until I’ve cleared out most of what I’ve collected. (EasterCon and World Fantasy added an awful lot to the TBR shelf.) Possibly I’ll go so far as to go around and make a […]

“Dear all news sites ever: just shut up the fricking videos and give me words. I read a fuckload faster than you talk.” Seriously, it’s been directly retweeted hundreds of times and tweeted-with-commentary hundreds more (I dunno how to do the cool things that tell you exactly how many RTs something has had). How utterly […]

First, I remind folk that the CE Murphy 2014 photographic calendar is available and currently 20% off with the discount code 48HOURSDEALS. I remind you of this mostly so I’ll remember to order some myself for gifts, but hey, if I’m reminding me I might as well remind everybody. :) Second, I have finally turned […]

My mom’s browser (latest Ubuntu Firefox; I checked) has mysteriously disappeared the images on amazon.co.uk. Now, everything I’ve found for troubleshooting this tells you to go to Firefox -> (Tools)Options -> Options -> Content -> something to the effect of “display images on sites”; I cannot currently actually find the instructions, but it’s not actually […]