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Entries for 2014
Buffy, slayer of the vampires
Celery, onion, peppers — the holy trinity
When @fatbusinessman names a city, he names a city
Training we are
Watch how I soar
Cole & Mason mills, in need of a good home
First of three new GTA tees — Burger Shot
Second of three new GTA tshirts — Ammu-nation
Last of the new GTA tees — Trevor Philips Enterprises
Eggs piglet (pulled pork)
The Day The Bunting Came Down
The Day The Whiteboards Died
Unhelpful salt delivery from Ocado
The Impractical Confluence of Standups
Trying my new Whitelines Link notebook — normal picture
Trying my new Whitelines Link notebook — app capture, even liked the grey ink
Key lime pie
What a can smacked by a falling bookcase looks like
Interoffice communication "Hi Mains Tream"
Old skool code review
The strategy is moar coffee
Badge — now in Transport
Too little, too late Edd
Now even Transformation are getting in on the action
Rando Cardrissian wins again
A new role play I want to try tonight
There must be a more efficient form of communication
By Jove, this may have worked
First of my two Worn by Heroes — Armistice Station, Human–Cylon relations
The other new Worn by Heroes — Sallah Excavations
Top of The Gherkin
Tower of London and Tower Bridge from the top of The Gherkin
The Shard and 20 Fenchurch St from the top of The Gherkin
Someone doesn't understand type sizing and distance
Coming in to land
Looks strangely familiar
My disk naming scheme goes a bit awry at the end there
Spitfire, found via @jaggeree
The most expensive whiteboard magnets I have bought so far
Using the #whitelines whiteboard magnets
Bus stop top art?
(Almost) A week of new tshirts #1 — Inspector Spacetime
(Almost) A week of new tshirts #2 — The Kestrel
Another day, another transfer ticket
(Almost) A week of new tshirts #3 — Pirate
Drury Lane Jam concrete
(Almost) A week of new tshirts #4 — Hello, Sweetie
"Hooray! Your @stickygram cover has arrived. We hope you like it." That's a big YES.
(Almost) A week of new tshirts #5 — Invader Spiff
Another quality devfort idea
(Almost) A week of new tshirts #6 — Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Not hosted by us
Rando wins again
Sausage and roast veg
I might die from cake poisoning
Ssh! You're not supposed to tell everyone!
I give good retrospective
Flickr socks in honour of
Woke up to a pile of money, was momentarily confused as to why
Rounded it up a little
About to sugru some magnets to motion sensor nightlights
There might be a store in Southside selling US stuff now
Step one went smoothly
Foursquare clearly did not expect multiple new people to visit a location
Goodbye my friend
Step two, magnets onto the wall (carefully shielded by sandwich bag)
Seconds after being told "Sorry, we couldn't get you a cab"
Mike and Porter
Time for the sequel
My leaving present from GDS … they know me so well
Having a pint in a nice quiet pub. Quiet. A little too quiet.
The best welcome present from my new employer
Cupcake decoration time with @bovinemoo
Cupcakes by @bovinemoo
Good cop, bad cop, bad cop, good cop
"He's getting eaten by a shark"
Business coffee mug
One of these is not right
Warner Bros logo like I've never seen it before
"Did he fire six shots or only five?"
North by Northwest
Todo: rip and encode 42 DVDs of Babylon 5. Good job I wrote some software for this.
Rando wins again
Rando on form
One for @fatbusinessman
Seriously you guys, Rando is wiping the floor with us
Okay, this is just embarrassing how good Rando is
Rando … again
Homemade (well, printed by @sticky9) fiduciary marker magnets
Ribs attempt #2, pre-oven
"Some more" fiducial markers, this time as stickers
Food market thisaway
Bap & Pickle
This will be pulled pork in eight hours
Pulled pork and barbecue sauce buns
Low profile DVD mounting
Any suggestions for how to decorate these?
Improvised second screen action
Tools of the trade
Fractured BT tower reflection
Condiments and tulips
Towering over my desk
Two of my favourite instagrams on acrylic from Inkifi
When @sticky9 apologises, I end up with ALL THE MAGNETS
When not on the shelf, it looks like a lot of booze
"some" Monin syrups
Primarily gin, vodka, whiskey and rum
Cachaça, tequila, miscellaneous and weird things
Pitiful bitters collection
Last little backlighting flourish
There will be no bargain. I will not give up my favourite decoration.
Essential office supplies
No idea why I bought this. Maybe I was hungover.
Todo list — 1 of 6
First of a week of Hello Kitty mashup tees — Hello Tiger
Second of a week of Hello Kitty mashup tees — Hello… Squirrel!
Fifth and last of a week of Hello Kitty mashup tees — Hello Clarice
Lego unlicensed nuclear accelerator
Lego Ecto 1
30 years ago today
Stay Puft and eggs
"Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand."
I feel like I'm being judged
"Flash by name, Flash by nature!"
"How disgusting, a Bosche on the sole of my boot!"
Reaching for the sunbeam
Got a delivery
The rarest words inside are adjacency, debugger and asynchronously
Beverly Hills Cop
Paper Later not so good with code
This is new … and asks invasive questions
9 days without posting to social media
Obligatory #legobusstop picture
Shadow Moses Nuclear Facility
Added a bit of life to my laptop bag
FOXHOUND Special Forces
Eating crisps, @pkqk style
Sugar and splice
"Think of it as prison food" says @geek_manager
Coming to America
Jumpin' Jack Flash
Relaxing on the sofa
Josie and the Pussycats
That's not what "with stock" means, Homebase
Bowl of gumbo — good end to a pretty meh day
Pure DNA only
My crossbones, just need a skull
Meat Leader meat leadering
Some protesting outside the Science Museum
My "but I'm not in my own office" survival kit
Audio accessories box — probably could do with a sort out
Found my childhood copies of The Tripods Trilogy!
Prepare for take off
For sale, foreclosure
Selfies with your kills are the rage, right?
Before and after
Nice, but not as strongly flavoured as other Jarritos
"I protest, I am not a merry man."
"He's gonna buy a dinghy, gonna call her Dignity."
Welcome to Sandy Shores "We have liquor"
Prison Area — Do not pick up hitchhikers
Now I just need to learn to draw
Drive upstate on Route 68
Mayor approved busking
Shootout at the motel
Let's get fracking!
Drink Pißwasser, it makes her pretty again
Probably my favourite food content warning ever
Refilling the cajun spice jar
Probably not a realistic option
Sennheiser didn't make any Bluetooth headphones I liked the look of, so I made my own
"no" by @pixeldiva
My name is Norm and I am addicted to whiteboard accessories
Yep, I definitely have a problem
Sorted by colour for @hadleybeeman and @fatbusinessman
Sunset over Los Santos
Visit Paleto Point
Haters gonna hate
All bent out of shape
Current status: not bad, just drawn that way
Soffrito (minus carrot)
Tomato soup and sourdough
A little cracked
Still works though
The advantage to each of your names being a given name is that you can totally do this…
After teplacing an orange cartridge with black
One of my favourite action sequences
The Broad Walk
Cake green screen (postit note)
Monitor humping ferret
Home delivered Jarritos FTW
Should keep me going for a couple of days
That one pen is upside down and one is a different type makes @pixeldiva twitch
Quality weather reports in iOS 8
This device might be a couple of years old
Some game dishes may contain shot
Not really something you want delivered with your takeaway
What "innovation" means for M&S
Ordered some physically manifested music
The restaurant's view is okay I guess
Current status: observing the 30th anniversary
A bin with a view
Top soda gifts from @geek_manager
Poppy pin and poppy cuff links
Is this really a helpful visualisation of the concept "ready to eat"?
Another service where I have to hack my name into the boxes to have it be correct
Sleeping cat, human pose
Just realised I've had this tshirts for two decades, but I don't think of it as "old" (unlike some)
upcoming.org (kickstarter backer edition)
wearing my twitter shirt
Current status (aaaaaaaah)
Calavera malt whiskey
Ceiling unikitty is watching you…
You didn't tick the "no meta texts" preference, so we're cool right?
Intimidating burger presentation
"Norm," you ask, "what does 235 tshirts hanging up together look like?"
Talking about how to style the beta message
As yet unspoiled
Posted in Japan
Homemade chilli dog
Current status, by Grabthar's Hammer
Big mug needs big milk
Cleaned my whiteboard today
… then I filled it with a list of all my side projects. Depressingly many, all ignored.
Birthday present clock (and mince pies for scale)
Thomas is being very patient as I indulge in some singing therapy
My drink is pink
Accidental extra booze in my Ocado shop, how terrible
Classic Black Tuxedo
Late Night Tux
Looks a bit sketchy to me
(not) wearing my (framed) twitter shirt
Our traditional Christmas Marvin the Martian
Best. Christmas movie. Ever.
Second best. Christmas movie. Ever.
Making a big batch of cajun mix
"Fuck white in its smug camely face"
Twin Pines Mall
Lone Pine Mall
The Sedgewick Hotel
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