Falling into bad habits, drinking, up late etc. I see it as training for #NYE
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Falling into bad habits, drinking, up late etc. I see it as training for #NYE
Zunecalypse 2008! http://is.gd/eh0g
OK time to move!
At the Loman’s. Spotify providing music. Great party app!
Happy New Year everyone!
Dropping Viking off to an old kindergarten buddy
Expensive meat purchased in a pretty busy BEA. No luck finding a new wallet. Next stop: wine!
“2008 is the worst year in history for the Stockholm stock exchange”
Up way too early
Guerilla smoke in a condemned building in #sjöstaden
relaxing with the computer, Viking’s cousin will be sleeping over… gonna park them in front of Wall-E :)
Swedish Xmas shopping to break record – econocalypse on hold? http://is.gd/e2aw
enjoying seeing Leo getting ass-whupped in Gears 2
btw Leo’s so-called friends are a bunch of irresponsible assholes
Slept, but not well
phew bills entered into the bank’s system. I hate doing that, especially with 20-digit OCR codes
pruned my Reader list from 1000+ to 250 in a day
Could use an hours more sleep, but need to start packing etc
Safely home after predicably boring drive. Cruise control ftw. Now to return the car!
Car returned, an altogether more pleasant experience than actually renting it. Gonna avoid that station in the future, they have ISSUES
catching up on feeds
feel a cold coming on
Mad oversleepz. Guess I needed it
Checking out the post-Xmas sale in central Halmstad
Stuffed after Boxing day dinner at Holms
Xmas day coffee and chocolates
Åbro Julbock 7,0 FTW!
We Swedes do it early, Xmas eve is the big day here. Up early again to see the finale of “Skägget i brevlådan”
Frantic last-minute gift wrapping!
Viking had an absolute blast being Santa’s little helper and giving people their presents. Dad as creepy Santa freaked out his cousin
Back at the apartment, relaxing with a well-deserved glass of calvados
Early morning day before Christmas. I woke Viking up so he wouldn’t miss TVs advent show
Harvested a Christmas tree from the ancestral bog
Pope still a reactionary German fogey, film at 11
Tonight’s dinner cancelled due to vomiting
Up early. Breakfast, then get the car and swing by the storage locker for some last-minute stuff
The funny thing is I’ve managed to rent a car twice before with ID and a police report. Hence didn’t think it would be an issue.
testing ttytter v. 0.9<something>, can’t get readline support to work. Oh well
missing some previously-purchased xmas gifts
yay presents found
getting to bed early, gonna drive 500km tomorrow
LOL @ “Chinese Democracy” being a flop… hugely disappointing download… :)
once again Internets, you disappoint me… but I will have my revenge!
As expected, got a call for the phantom server someone assigned to our hostgroup.
Peter Englund tar över som Akademins ständige sekreterareÃ http://is.gd/cIZP
I didnÃt know Baz Luhrmann directed ÃAustralia”
Last work day for 2008, rounded off by Xmas party tonight
I buggered up the weekly backup, this means I’ll have to drag my drunk ass back to the office to make sure the offsite people get it tonight
xmas party starts at 5pm … 1.5 hours to go… work motivation rapidly nearing zero…
1 hour to xmas party, we have “no route to host” the the main DB
syncing fresh ’casts onto the ’pod
Dude offers a 40 yr old woman his seat in the subway. Awkward pause until a 6 ft shemale takes it
Gullmarsplan stinks of sewage again
Next stop: Jakobsberg. Luckily the train is one of the new ones, not the older carcinogenic models
Meeting’d. On our way back to civilisation
whoops Leo forgot to pick up Viking. Hope it’s not too late
Still mad that Johan Norberg is playing shill for the idiots who’re blaming the housing crisis on the CRA
of all the ecological disasters we’re facing, overfishing is scaring me the most. Dunno why really. I just love those fishfingers
Some web pages are simply too much for the E61. Maybe I should I just get Opera Mini
call from the monitoring service. Oh well, rather get it at <8:35> than <4:35>
guy across from me reading a brand-new copy of “Nineteen Eighty-Four”
Zounds! Escalator at Karlberg is working!
where did my search folder go
Quantitative Easing… not really what you think it means: http://is.gd/bMvK
I need to shine my shoes
touching base with photo.net
cat + superball == endless hijinks
hehe JPGs from the Canon 5D mkII break Flickr’s 20 meg limit
thinking about the evening meal
What a shitty morning
man the econocalypse is looking especially grim today
adding tasks from emails in gmail like there’s no tomorrow!
Swedish motor journalists are reasoning with their hearts, not their heads, about Volvo & Saab
This morning is greyer and rainer than usual, if possible. Crammed into on of the designed-for-tiny-pygmies blue bus
opened a doc from the auditors, Word crashed…
slowly started getting into tumblr
waiting patiently for a page at DN.se to load
it was not worth the wait
enabling gmail tasks…
On my way to the school’s xmas carol show + coffee. No daytime gathering of adults in Sweden can occur without coffee greasing social wheels
brrrr time to dig out the winter coat
incredibly depressing radio show about some woman laid off from Ericsson
man this bluetooth headset is amazingly uncomfortable (Nokia BH-700)
time to get rid of my vox blog, I haven’t used it at all for nearly 2 years
So far everything has gone rather well this morning. Maybe it was because I went to bed early last night
back from a short walk, took some pics and bought a slab of frozen carbs for lunch. Plus candy!
red metro line not running due to fire #stockholm #publictransportfail
looking for gingerbread man costume
The Fates have conspired against me. But I hope to soon this wrap this up #xmassecrets
From my horizon LeWeb 08 should have been cancelled #leweb08
the hunt for the gingerbread man costume continues!
my dedication to the cause awakes ridicule, but I shall prevail!
BEA comes through! Cheap too
trying to multitask and failing
enjoying the retro-progressive style of The Soundtrack of Our Lives
backing up music and photos
Coldplay sells out 2 concerts in Stockholm. I am mystified. Who the fsck will pay to hear Coldplay?
§``Dying of grey hairs with black dye’’ – sign of the End Times: http://is.gd/aR6a
heading home via downtown
whoops did a boo-boo earlier today, must fix
I sense a twitterstorm brewing over Guy Kawasaki’s article.
Tram went by empty #publictransportfail
sod this for a game of soldiers - I’m changing at Årstaberg
ok this route was a bit suboptimal
my eyes are tired
omg is that the time?
Waiting for the blue line
I wonder if I’ve been in Spånga before, and if so, when and why
horrific accordion music played by buskers on the train :P
On our way back from Cornelia’s birthday party
feet are like ice cubes after walking around w/o shoes in the cellar where the party was
haha latest scammy Twitter follower’s account has been suspended
re Scott Cleland; being a shill for the telcos is better than being a shill for Big Tobacco, but only a little
historical moment, Social Democrats announce a coalition: http://is.gd/aBi6. Sahlin is gonna get crap for this from hardliners
trying for a reprise of http://is.gd/aBAU but today’s proggit headlines just aren’t funny enough
Misslyckat försök att gå på Konstfacks julmarknad. Kön sträckte sig 250m
why am I reading bellyachings in forums about the D3X pricing? Maybe I just enjoy random middle-class whiners
i was planning to take some pics before work this morning, but the light just isn’t there
set up gmail imap access on the E61
for all their education, US policy makers are strangely ignorant of how a market works: http://is.gd/alYg
started to use Picasa web albums for crap photo sharing, gonna keep Flickr for the “good stuff” (quotes intentional)
here’s the crap stuff: http://picasaweb.google.se/gerikson
feeling very web 2.0 all of a sudden. Must be the beer and alcopop
yay 7 new spam followers on Twitter! Welcom spambots!
Not for the last time regretting I don’t know more Latin
Gah the train is the old model where the breaks smell like asbestos
Zounds! I just spelled brakes as “breaks”. It was really easy to do! I blame the sweet stink of asbestos
I wonder if Jackson Browne’s “Lawyers in Love” is a bitter denunciation of “Ally McBeal”
Âtarek @jimh good to know, bit surprised finding my posse has stopped following me!
best IRC morning EVAH
Âtarek try mibbit.com
phear my elite bash programming skillz
newspapers and economists are happy about the rate cut, ignoring that the Riksbank does this because we’re staring at an economic abyss
central banks are pushing on a string
BoingBoing posts link about fractional reserve banking, Paultards emerge in the commentsÃ http://is.gd/afwW
back in the office
unsubbing from “This American Life”, can’t find the time to listen to it
booked a car for the trip down to Halland over Xmas
not looking forward to driving 500km even though I’ve done it many times before
Picked up 2 kids, now waiting wife before heading to Viksjö for Xmas dinner
Dinner eaten, now saying goodbyes
Leif GW Persson is a fucking fraud
Man dude across from me has a chin like an inverted obelisk
another dude is either dog tired or an imbecil, hard to tell
time to review my Flickr exit strategy
Nokia N97 is cool but it’s yet another mobile I won’t be able to afford http://is.gd/9QYY
wtf Statoil won’t let me have my car until <11:30> tomorrow?
Heading home, but first I need to buy a cheap toy and a pair of pants
indulging my inner old fogey, listening to Jackson Browne
Just picked up a pair of black Dockers, cementing my old-fogey status
“the number you dialled can’t be reached right now” never happened to me before, wonder what’s up
Forgot ipod, lunch at home, returning there to pick them up #amnesia
feeling sooo far away from Oscar Wilde right now. Otoh I have not been humiliated in a show trial. It evens out. #oscarwildeday
can’t help but think that Calacanis is worried about future warranties on his Tesla here: http://is.gd/9Eks
why do people solicit advice for +$500 CE purchases on random IRC channels?
having a bad case of the Mondays today
even though I have no intention of ever owning the Nikon D3X I’m obsessively scouring the nets for commentary. I’m such a nerd
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