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Entries from February 2005

Infuriating Windows

February 28th, 2005 · No Comments

The iPod Shuffle may be a fine product, but iTunes for Windows certainly isn’t. I use iTunes on my PowerBook for all of my music and like the vast majority of users, I love it. When I was still studying at Oxford, I spent many hours listening to other students’ Shared Music and when I [...]

Tags: apple · tech

The iPod Shuffle, in use

February 28th, 2005 · 3 Comments

A review of the iPod Shuffle, with a focus on running.

Tags: apple · music · review · tech

Normal service will be resumed

February 23rd, 2005 · No Comments

I know what you’re thinking. “What the hell is this article about coach services in Oxford doing on a weblog that is supposed to be about massively multiuser online entertainment, biology and space, in that order?” Well, what can I say – I take the coaches a lot, and along with the Indian Visa article, [...]

Tags: meta · travel

How to get from Oxford to London

February 22nd, 2005 · 130 Comments

Two Oxford-London coaches enter. Only one will leave. Which coach will be the victor?!!!

Tags: london · oxford · review · travel

Petals Around The Rose

February 11th, 2005 · 2 Comments

In the About page on my weblog, it says that I am a puzzle designer. For various reasons this is not a great description but it works. In any case, when I tell people that I’m a puzzle designer, they invariably get very excited and start asking me about all sorts of stuff, like ‘What [...]

Tags: adrian · puzzle

Dark City

February 7th, 2005 · No Comments

About three or four years ago, I bought Dark City on DVD, after hearing that it was like The Matrix, but with a good story. Now, to be fair, The Matrix does have a good story, but I still maintain that it isn’t anything particularly original – it was just well told (I’m not going [...]

Tags: film · review