Posts tagged with ‘earth’

  • Dan is handed keys and a bottle of sparkling wine by Mark, the estate agent.

    Buying A House, Part 6

    21 August, 2013

    The epic conclusion to the Buying A House series, in which Alec comes over and helps Dan, Ruth, JTA...

  • A very pink attic bedroom.

    Buying a House, Part 1

    2 May, 2013

    Dan, Ruth, and JTA are looking for a new house, and their first opportunity to buy a home. Dan...

  • Ruth's pregnancy test, showing

    Hello 2013: Goodbye 2012

    26 February, 2013

    In a belated blog post, Dan looks back on 2012, and describes it as one of the hardest years...

  • Checking the timetable while I wait for inspiration to strike me about what to say about the

    Conference Preparations

    15 November, 2012

    Dan is swamped with Three Rings work: even though he's finished working on Milestone: Jethrik, he's being kept busy...

  • Matthew and Katherine cut the cake in the garden of the Quaker Meeting House.

    Three Parties

    17 August, 2012

    After three consecutive weekends of parties, it's no wonder than Dan's so tired. Andy's birthday, Earth's Summer Party, and...

  • New Computer #2 – Dana

    27 January, 2012

    Dana is the second of the two new computers Dan's acquired this month. She's tiny, reasonably-powerful, and uses almost...

  • New Computer #1 – Tiffany2

    9 January, 2012

    This weekend, Dan built a new computer - Tiffany2 - to replace his aging media centre box.

  • Marmite

    1 January, 2012

    This blog post is about Marmite.

  • A Vintage Murder

    15 September, 2011

    Dan reviews the Earthlings' last Murder Mystery Night, a quiet affair entitled A Vintage Murder.

  • Spirit of the Century

    27 June, 2011

    Dan and the other Earthlings play "Spirit of the Century", a roleplaying game set in the style of the...

  • Content Freeze

    25 May, 2011

    After a significant blow to the head, Dan loses the ability to write to his long-term memory for several...

  • Weird Music Only Paul Likes

    23 May, 2011

    Dan finally works out where Paul gets his weird music from.

  • Earth Sunset

    21 May, 2011

    As regular readers will no-doubt know, the other Earthlings and I are currently in the process of moving house....

  • Who’s Your Daddy?

    16 May, 2011

    Days before he and the other Earthlings move out of Old Earth forever, Dan finally gets to have a...

  • Beware: Necrophiliac Paramedics!

    11 May, 2011

    If Dan is killed on his way to work and his lifeless body is raped by a necrophiliac paramedic,...

  • The Board Games Are Breeding

    1 May, 2011

    While taking a break from coding to pack boxes in anticipation of the Earthlings' upcoming house move, Dan realises...

  • The Murder Mystery Where Nobody Was Murdered

    22 April, 2011

    After weeks of procrastination, Dan (finally!) gets around to writing about Earth's last Murder Mystery Night - Murder... Way...

  • The Crack

    4 April, 2011

    Dan defines esotericism for a man who's repairing his floorboards. That is all.

  • Murder… Way Out West

    9 March, 2011

    Dan invites you to "Murder... Way Out West", Earth's latest Murder Mystery Night.

  • Finding my Geographic Centre

    15 February, 2011

    What do you get if you take the average location between all of the places you've ever lived? Dan...

  • Productivity

    18 December, 2010

    When we woke up this morning Oxford was caked with a blanket of snow, about two inches thick and...

  • Hectic (so let’s look at Paul, instead of writing a proper blog post)

    17 November, 2010

    Between SmartData work, Three Rings work, freelance work, strange new bits of voluntary work, and the rapidly-looming wedding between...

  • Murder At The Magic College

    7 September, 2010

    A week last Sunday – just a couple of day’s after Paul‘s arrival – Earth hosted a housewarming event...

  • Working From Home

    10 August, 2010

    The phone rings. It’s clear to me by the sound it makes and by the image on it’s display...

  • Busy Weekends Part III

    22 July, 2010

    As if we hadn’t been busy enough the weekend before last and the one before that, there’s more that...

  • Offshore Oil Strike

    15 July, 2010

    The Metro have a fabulous article about this board game: Yes, it’s a game about drilling for oil using...

  • There’s Somebody At The Door

    28 June, 2010

    I was hacking away towards a deadline, this afternoon, when I heard a knock at the door. It’s not...

  • Weddings and Secret Gardens

    21 June, 2010

    Ruth, JTA and I – later joined by Matt P – went to Jen & Nick’s wedding over in...

  • The Shark

    18 June, 2010

    This morning, I left Earth to go to nearby Headington. This trip was primarily to put money into the...

  • All Along The Watchtower

    14 June, 2010

    Ruth, JTA, and I have found our way to Earth – our new home, in Oxford – after the...