Yesteryear

This page shows what I was doing around this time of year in years gone by. It works because I store a local copy of all tweets, runs, photos and other elements of my life that I track on this blog.

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  • I. Hate. Allstaff. 07:52
  • "I love the smell of scp in the morning. Smells like transfer." 09:04
  • 18 minutes #timetofirstheadphones 09:19
  • Twitter these days do everything they can to make a developers life a nightmare. 14:39
  • Finished Dishonored on high chaos, Arkane basically made two games, win! 21:06
  • @john383 is now @BulkBuffer” It’s like my worlds have collided! 21:11
  • Following. Following. Always forgetting words. 21:17
  • Pacific Rim just looks absolutely, totally, awesomely fucking insane. Cannot wait for Summer! http://t.co/Gy8CUpLqbM 21:22
  • There goes my plan of going for a run :( 06:38
  • Feeling rough this morning :( 09:37
  • Hate designing stuff. 11:02
  • Was going to go for a rude until I got blown sideways walking to the petrol station. Tad windy. 13:07
  • @dnewns it involves two wheels, lots of oil and sweat and leaves you exhausted :p 13:26
  • All I want to do is go to the gym but the stupid @puregym website won't accept my promo code. 14:48
  • @dnewns will be if I can find a promo code to get around the sign up fee. 14:56
  • @dnewns yeah, but there's only a drop down box of options and it's not listed. None of the others seem to have any discount. 14:57
  • 10K treadmill, 2.25k rowing, 15k bike. 17:57
  • I'm ready for bed. 21:10
  • Up before midday! This is in no way correlated to the Royal wedding. 09:28
  • @Andy383 MVOTD http://j.mp/lAOnGO 09:47
  • Is it over yet? 11:19
  • "I have to kill you, but I'm doing it from a place of love." lol @ mentalist #S03E20 13:32
  • Portal Pals http://t.co/sfgDkvi 15:05
  • @PhunkyVenom: Sent over an early concept to @Dachande663 , wander if he'll like it...” << LOVE IT! 17:05
  • Sent a big email to @PhunkyVenom but it's alright as there's only a few tiny things in it, promise! 17:54
  • Right; shredded a cubic ton of hedge trimmings, off for a run and then a nice night in. 17:58
  • 6k and feel like I've had a heart attack :/ 18:54
  • RT @PhunkyVenom: A sneak peak at very early stage in design, for a project currently working on with @Dachande663. @dribbble: http://drb ... 19:37
  • Just had a little nap, off to the cinema in a bit. 21:21
  • This is why devs need to find a kick-ass designer; @PhunkyVenom has taken my awful attempt at a UI and turned it into something magical. 21:36
  • @john383 @phunkyvenom another vote here, any chance to shoot my employers :) 21:36
  • At the bit in Raiders of the Lost Ark that always gave me nightmares, melting faces ergh! 21:56
  • Wireframing up the wassoo. Now to get ready and head out. 22:31
  • @jaspertandy @russellhancox surely at this point it would be easier to use XML? Or event convert JSON to XML and then use existing parsers? 22:32
  • Waiting for Cedar Rapids to start with @mikemike11. All alone :/ 23:05
  • played Aliens vs. Predator (360) in the last 24 hours. http://raptr.com/Dachande663 02:06
  • Off to see Iron Man 2 tonight with @dacanning and @mikemike11. Hope it's as good as the first but reviews say otherwise :( 07:35
  • Might make a little status page showing current runs from @383project members Nike+'s. Would be interesting. 08:09
  • @Andy383 http://www.whatthefuckshouldimakefordinner.com/ 08:14
  • This advert for Samsungs new range of 3D LED TVs is one the most beautiful ive seen http://bit.ly/9TAWJY (via @PhunkyVenom) 08:58
  • @dacanning @mikemike11 how many coming tonight? One more for free with student beans. @samroberts12? 09:04
  • @mikemike11 think spiderman 3, just a bit better. They're always going to be negative though, should still be fun. 09:49
  • Whoever set the security timeout on this site to 5 minutes should be shot. 09:55
  • Looking at some serious server hardware. 11:16
  • Pantone Mania http://bit.ly/cCTORJ (via @PhunkyVenom) 12:22
  • Hard drive is at 95% full :/ Time to clear out some old backups et al. 14:00
  • @dacanning @mikemike11 meet you in town probs just before 1800 as it's gonna be busy. @Rice might be coming too. 14:34
  • @mikemike11 meet you there then or just before. 14:52
  • Put on my negotiator-dev hat today, 25% off? Yes please. 15:13
  • @Timmargh definitely, can't wait for the extended edition. And the directors cut. And the final directors cut edition. And the .... 16:29
  • Today has felt like I've spent more time in Mail than Coda. I'm a maker not a manager! Can't wait for Iron Man 2 later. 16:31
  • Negotiations haggled, meetings planned, it's all going too business-y for me :/ 16:58
  • I've also found phone call = a heck of a lot better than email. Always tried to go for the latter before, totally changed today. 17:04
  • This could not be more true of anything in life: http://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Valve_Time 17:15
  • Tempted to set my Dropbox up with shared torrents and TrueCrypt drives, should make it easier to pass around files again. 17:23
  • @sdmix one day, one day it'll turn up. I'm still waiting on Episode 3, might have to get the coffin edition :) 17:28
  • Baguette time; starving. 17:41
  • @parkfieldhouse save! 18:18
  • Yes we're early, yes it's not busy. You can shut up @mikemike11. 18:19
  • Iron Man 2 was very good, lives up to the original and nearly surpasses it. 20:40
  • Picked up the bit of trim that fell off @dacanning's car last week lol. 21:01
  • Why do I always remember to do the bins AFTER I've just showered? 21:27
  • @russellhancox congratulations, you've just created a market where employers can effectively blackmail potential workers. 21:57
  • Cold Chinese leftovers for teh win. 21:58
  • Early to bed for an early meeting in the morning :( 22:10
  • X-Men Origins definitely lived up to the hype, worth seeing! Now time for more Halo before bed. 01:02
  • Completed Halo 3 on Legendary again, now for sleep and I don't have to get up early in the morning like some people aka @Andy383. 01:56
  • Wow, finally up, haven't slept in that late for a while, nearly hit the PM! 11:57
  • Right by not going into Uni today I'm agreeing to go in extra early tomorrow and get twice as much done after a good nights sleep. There. 12:07
  • @Andy383 and damn! You would give most health experts a heart attack. 12:07
  • For some reason I can no longer access my USB HDD attached to the Mac Mini from my laptop even though no sharing settings have changed. 12:36
  • Brownies + Ice-cream, guilty pleasure. 13:00
  • @russellhancox try 10Mb. Just leave it for a loooong time (or even better upload from within Uni). 13:24
  • @russellhancox and just inside the deadline, you really do like leaving things until the last possible minute. 13:30
  • Can't believe they're doing a fifth volume of Heroes, it's wrapped up so nicely with the end of season 3. 14:30
  • Singing along to Killing In The Name Of without even realising it, good thing I'm not at Uni/work/place with sensitive ears. 16:08
  • @dacanning perhaps an off hand comment to a fellow staff member detailing the ending while customers queue up to wait? 16:46
  • HybridLogic archives system finished. Now for the object viewers. Nearly there. 18:56
  • Archives system now supports filtering by meta and local values, w00t. 19:33
  • @russellhancox totally! Can't wait for the next season to start, just hope it doesn't begin to jump the shark. 20:46
  • Suggestions for bag for 15" macbook pro; preferably something that can be used as both messenger and backpack. Ideas? 21:03
  • @MatOverton Macbook Pro, Mac Mini, iPhone and iPod Nano. 21:09
  • I wish we-sell-crumpler.co.uk included more pictures of the actual inside of the bag etc and not just different colours. 21:13
  • @russellhancox which model is yours by the way? 21:21
  • @russellhancox yeah kind of figured that. Looking at the Belly M atm for use with my current laptop sleeve (so I can use it outside). 21:29
  • I'm strangely drawn towards the weird green colour, but I know it would look hideous in real life. 21:38
  • Played some more Riddick, over half way through Butcher Bay then Dark Athena to go. 23:36
  • waiting for GTA IV to arrive, then I've got to go and fetch it. Coursework first though. 07:49
  • downloading software to do Uni coursework but GTA IV keeps intruding. 08:59
  • considering my printer ink levels have been "below minimum" for 2 months it still prints fine. 09:29
  • package has arrived at grandparents, wonder what it could be... 11:13
  • got to head into Sutton in a little while to pick up GTA IV, then the rest of the day is done for! Damn buses. 11:24
  • stupid Amazon delivering another order the same day as GTA IV! 14:04
  • I hope GTA arrives tonight, I've already missed precious play time! 14:15
  • sorting out my music collection on new drive 14:34
  • having GTA doesn't make you a violent person; not having it does. 15:19
  • @strawpoll yes, local newspaper and The Sunday Times (even though most of its online). 15:19
  • think it'll be tomorrow now before I get GTA, damn it. Might play some more Forza and/or Halo 3 later. 16:39
  • @russhancox why's it taking so long? I've moved over 200Gb of stuff today in under 2 hours. 18:09
  • up to Lvl 25 on Call of Duty, still no substitute for GTA though. 18:09
  • packing up for the evening, going to finish Java work off tomorrow at Uni. 21:41
  • end of 3 day weekend. sob. at least I've got another one next week! 09:06
  • made a dead simple php/flash mp3 player, only problem is the ID3 class I'm using chokes on some tracks. 15:12
  • Finally, FINALLY, fixed URL parsing bug in Recoil! Found out it wasn't PCRE, preg_match or PHP at all (too many Ps). 17:01