Category Archives: Random

Cat(s) rule(s)

In my continued efforts at procrastination instead of sorting pictures [yes, I know that post is from April and I haven’t done much since then, shush!] I’ve decided to tackle the much smaller amount of documents, letters, pdf’s and random … Continue reading

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It was a beautiful day; I was walking along the rather idyllic lake on the Reading University campus with two of my friend’s kids when the unthinkable happened: Chased by approximately 80 ducks and geese at the Reading Uni lake! … Continue reading

Posted in Crowdsourcing, Funny Stuff, Life in general, Random, Twitter, Twitter Favourites | 2 Comments

Some spam mail

In the past months I’ve noticed Gmail’s spam folder containing several real emails so I’ve made it a habit to check it every other day. At the moment I get about ~200 spam mails a day across twelve different accounts … Continue reading

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Princess makes us a tempting offer!

Vishenka and Veronika were already interested and now Princess comes along, too! Dear friend, It can be so that you do not know me but i will introduce myself. I am … I think … i will keep my name … Continue reading

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Another tempting offer..

So where is this ominous Internet Dating Agency that keeps sharing my email address with desperate Russian women? And I thought Hola was Spanish, what is hello in Russian? Hola my friend!!! This message sent to you from Russian Internet … Continue reading

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A tempting offer..

Sometimes spam mail doesn’t get filtered properly and ends up in my inbox. Sometimes the emails are hilarious: Greetings from Russian Federation. I am a girl of 28 years. My name is Natalia. My hometown is Vishenka. Its 30 km … Continue reading

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A dead Mayor is re-elected..

It may be quieter than coin tapping, but waving a banknote under the gaze of the bartender is destined to have the opposite effect on weary bar staff. Just listen to Ms Barua: “People try to wave notes at you … Continue reading

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It’s not the amount that matters..

This woman is a thief; she stole from her employer [Kaiser supermarkets/German] and her job of 30 years was terminated without notice. Yes, she only stole 1.30Euros. That’s about £1.16 or $1.65 or 2.55AUD or 161Yen. Although that isn’t quite … Continue reading

Posted in Germany, Random | 4 Comments

A random story on Xbox Live, ft. Cat and Matt. [Pacman!]

Now everyone who knows me knows that I am quite crazy on occasion. So this is what happens when Matt and I send random messages on Xbox Live over a few days whilst playing other games: Cat: BOO :P Matt: … Continue reading

Posted in Community and Games, Pacman, Random, Xbox Live, Xbox360 | 14 Comments

Everyone turning into stalkers?

Came across this during my more random internet travels. I use Google a lot. And I have used it to lookup people, find phonenumbers, addresses and such like. Google anyones name and you can see heaps of information on them … Continue reading

Posted in Funny Stuff, Google, Random | 28 Comments


I really can’t stand Internet Explorer, so I’m all for Firefox. It’s got the extension, add ons and themes that I want and is just perfect for me. There is an extensive campaign out on the internet of Firefox friends … Continue reading

Posted in Firefox, Random, Sites | 7 Comments

The impossible battle against cancer

This is one of the most depressing things I have seen in a long time. It is a series of pictures by photographer Renée C. Byer that won this years Pulitzer Prize. If you are unfamiliar with the Pulitzer Prize, … Continue reading

Posted in Life in general, Random, Sites | 5 Comments

Swimming elephants

I came accross this today, these are photos of an upcoming book, entitled ‘Elephants’, by the artist Steve Bloom. Very beautiful. Cat

Posted in Books, Random | 8 Comments