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Because You Have Something To Say

Preach not because you have to say something, but because you have something to say.

– Oscar Wilde

BBC Teletext proclaims: “KITTEN IN JAR” WEBSITE BRANDED A HOAX. Well stone the crows, I bet it took some serious investigation to come to that conclusion. Are the public really that stupid? … I wonder.

A Disturbing website which appears to show animals being cruelly treated is a sick hoax, Newsround can reveal.

Many worried viewers wrote to the programme after logging on to Bonsai Kitten, a website which seems to show photos of young cats in jars.

The RSPCA is appalled by the site and the FBI, Americas most-famous police agency, is trying to shut it down.

American university students are thought to be behind the hoax.

BBC Teletext, page 511, Today

I Should Get Out More

People tell me I should get out more, but the TV is my best friend / Cynicism is the only thing that keeps me sane

– Mr. Carbohydrate (Manic Street Preachers)

Two new guys in the office, makes a change from looking at Andrew’s ugly mug anyway;)

Still reading Everything (a book about Manic Street Preachers), still not past the half-way mark, but I hope to finish it this week (fat chance). Call me Mr. Carbohydrate.

Dying Is Not Sad

Dying is not sad – it’s living when you’re not happy that’s sad

– Clara, The Torture Garden (Octave Mirbeau)

I’m watching way too much Big Brother recently. Watching Paul & Helen flirt is painful, just get on with it for Gods sake.

Dominate in His Turn

The slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown. He must dominate in his turn.

– Albert Camus

Where did the week go? One of my most uneventful weeks in memory. Ooh, Friday the 13th, I am so superstitious. Seeing as I’ve got nowt to say, how about an advert instead…

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The Small Miseries of Domestic and Private Life

There is no greater stupidity than for people … to marry and so surrender themselves to the small miseries of domestic and private life

– Karl Marx

Great, got my IBM forms today, not so great they have to be returned by the 16th (i.e. 3 working days) or they assume I’ve rejected the offer, nice to see they’re giving me time to consider my options, read through the package etc.


When angry count to four. When very angry, swear.

– Mark Twain

Five Attempts

If you attempt suicide, make sure you do a good fucking job, don’t take five attempts

– Nicky Wire (Speaking about Princess Diana)

A BBQ, and a house full of strangers, oh what a day! Spent the day watching Nightmare on Elm Street 1 to 3, got very down in the evening and went for a walk just after midnight. It’s so nice being outside and not surrounded by people, listened Gold Against the Soul and headed back home.

I had avoided the shake-and-fake all weekend, but they got me when I returned, a mass gathering ambushed me on the way to my room … smile, “hi my name is …” (who cares), shake, walk. Not that I want to give the impression that I’m anti-social, I’m not – I just don’t like people.

Too Many Times

Things just seemed to go too wrong too many times

– Tony Hancock’s suicide note

Completed Half-Life: Opposing Force., The ending is in the same vein as the original, which I suppose keeps things consistent, but it’s a bit of an anti-climax to be honest.

Henman is playing Ivanisavic today, am I the only Brit who wants Henman to lose, come on – he has no personality. I hope Ivanisavic wins the tournament too – he has character, something ol’ Tim never will have. Go Goran, Go!

Housemates planning on a big weekend by the sounds of it, but I can’t be bothered with the shake-and-fake of it all.

When You’ve Got Nothing

When you’ve got nothing, you’ve got something pure that no one can take away. As soon as you’ve got something, some cunt’s gonna come and take it off you.

– James Dean Bradfield

Day off work today – feeling really ill, I think I’ve spent to much time in front of a computer screen this week. Did some cleaning around the house & went for a walk, felt a bit better after that. Haven’t been on the computer all day, definitely the first time I’ve been able to say that in a while.

The One About Rebecca

Ernest Hemingway once wrote, ‘The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.’ I agree with the second part.

– Morgan Freeman (Detective Somerset, Se7en)

Rebecca’s last day at work today, Andrew thought it would be funny to fake a mail from Rebecca, propositioning me. Funny guy eh? Well in the spirit of humour I responded to the real Rebecca, Andrew didn’t believe me; until she messaged him on Sametime (similar to MSN Messenger), apparently not all that happy. Andrew cleared everything up and all’s well that ends well, or is it??

MUWHAHAHAHAHAHA I have a secret too Andrew: I’ll tell you mine if you tell me yours; fuck it, I’ll (probably) tell you anyway!!

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