Posts tagged with ‘Rubbish’

Mr Corporate-lingo

Leveraging the paradigm shift of the win / win

Posted by Darren on April 29th, 2013 / 14 comments

I refuse to use the word ‘leverage’, apart from there in the title, but that’s for the purposes of irony. I don’t have any proof, but I’m sure it was once only a noun – leverage is something you have, … [more]


Why I hate calendar reminders

Posted by Darren on October 22nd, 2012 / 2 comments

Disclaimer: if calendar reminders work for you and you find them useful, that’s great… I’m happy for you. Each to their own. My personal opinion is that they’re a pointless, annoying distraction. This has nothing to do with Outlook itself, … [more]

The Olympic art of shooting fish in a barrel

Posted by Darren on November 6th, 2011 / 5 comments

Regular readers of will know that I love modern art… mainly because it gives me a chance to be sarcastic and rude about the complete tripe that some people produce. Usually I turn my barbed wit upon the Turner … [more]

Review of 2010

Posted by Darren on December 31st, 2010 / 1 comment

We got a dog in January, didn’t go on holiday during the Summer, and then the weather was rotten which made the fact that we didn’t go on holiday just that bit more depressing. I changed jobs in April and … [more]

The joys of self-checkout

Posted by Darren on October 27th, 2010 / 6 comments

Nothing annoys me more than waiting in a queue for the checkout in a supermarket. Actually, that’s not true, loads of things annoy me more than that… for example, Eamonn Holmes, and the fact that orange juice is always served … [more]

Terribly serious political blog post

Posted by Darren on May 7th, 2010 / 2 comments

If you weren’t aware, let me inform you that there was a general election in the UK yesterday. I kid ye not. After weeks of tedious bickering, debates which didn’t include a single punch, one hurled egg, insulting of bigoted … [more]

The Turner Prize 2009

Posted by Darren on December 8th, 2009 / 1 comment

I must say, I found the Turner Prize very disappointing this year. In previous years it’s been all-to-easy to poke fun at the preposterous and pretentious rubbish that these so-called artists pride themselves on… people dressed as bears, flashing lights, … [more]

They could learn something

Posted by Darren on November 27th, 2009 / 4 comments

I have just one thought about this kerfuffle over British hacker Gary McKinnon finding his way into some (supposedly) ultra-secure US Government systems… don’t put the guy in jail. Instead the US Government should fly him over the pond first … [more]

Welcome to October

Posted by Darren on October 1st, 2009 / 12 comments

So, here we are… Summer has officially ended, the first X-Factor live show is just over a week away, and Christmas merchandise is quickly taking over the local garden centres. There are two other important things I noted this morning, … [more]

Naughty sweeties

Posted by Darren on August 26th, 2009 / 1 comment

Travelling from Heathrow to Copenhagen on the world’s favourite airline allowed me to pick up a copy of the Daily Mail, a newspaper well-known for it’s traditional values. I guess it depends which historical figures you judge to be traditional… … [more]