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Harry Potter and the Pre-Order of Doom

April 7th, 2003 · 1 Comment

I have a dilemma. More accurately, I had a dilemma; only time will tell whether I made the right choice.
See, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is coming out in 76 days (June 21st). I’m quite keen to get my hands on a copy; I’m not exactly fanatical about it, but the series [...]

Tags: book · shopping

Fuji Food

February 9th, 2003 · No Comments

Fuji Food – Cambridge’s first Japanese food store, full of Japanese snack, noodle and frozen food goodness. I was quite pleased with their sweet selection, stocked with the requisite Pocky sticks and rice crackers. The noodles looked pretty decent as well, and I’m considering trying out the frozen octopus balls sometime.

Tags: cambridge · food · shopping

Buying Music

September 21st, 2002 · No Comments

I have a serious aversion to buying music; I’ll readily admit that I get the vast majority of my music from the Internet (without paying, obviously). Over the past few weeks, that’s changed considerably.
Part of the reason is that I’m at home and it takes longer to download high quality mp3s. Also, with the demise [...]

Tags: music · shopping

Orange

September 6th, 2002 · No Comments

It seems there’s bad news for all Orange customers. According to their press release they’ll be scrapping all their old tarriffs at the start of October, and introducing a new set that on the face of it seem significantly more expensive.
I believe the only good news is that current Orange customers can keep their tariffs [...]

Tags: shopping · tech

Soda Straw Tensegrity Structures

September 5th, 2002 · No Comments

My next shopping list: 15 straws, 60 paper clips and 30 rubber bands. After all, who wouldn’t want to make a tensegrity dodecahedron?

Tags: physics · science · shopping

Malls

August 6th, 2002 · 2 Comments

Something that bothers me about the malls in America is the fact that you can’t look around freely. These otherwise pleasant and interesting places have stalls set up in the centre of their ’streets’ which are invariably populated by mobile phone companies, and if you should even glance in their general direction, they’ll call out [...]

Tags: adrian · shopping · usa

Food

July 1st, 2002 · Comments Off

There’s an interesting thing about food in America. I was expecting food to be quite a bit cheaper here than in the UK. Instead, the prices are essentially the same, but you end up getting an incredible amount more, maybe double the portions in the UK. So this means you end up with the somewhat [...]

Tags: food · shopping · usa