October 2021


Archive for June, 2007

happy loving day

sense :: taste // black coffee 40 years ago today, the US Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, struck down the remaining anti-miscegenation laws in 16 states, left over from the so-called “Racial Integrity Act of 1924.” The case was Loving v. Virginia, and the decision from the court has been known thereafter as The […]

firing on all cylinders

sense :: taste // Sam Adams Black Lager I’ll be completely honest, it’s absolutely delicious too. Definitely deserving of number 16 on the list of best 25 beers in America. So on this very late evening, It’s about 4:30 in the morning, I’m sipping the last beer in the fridge upstairs, and wondering whether I’m […]

up to my elbows in geekery

sense :: taste // peanut butter rave cake A couple of weeks ago, my beloved Draco bit the bullet. Draco had been my home theatre box, shoutcast server, file server, and backup machine since…well. A long time. It’s been years since Draco was my main computer, probably my first outside of the cruddy old Dell […]

fallen for the bloq

sense :: smell // chinese food I have to admit, I’m a fan of the Bloq. To tell the truth, I’m in love with anything made by Method, but the Method Bloq has that kind of contemporary, urban, sleek design that just draws me in, it makes me want to touch the box, to smell […]

all over the place

sense :: smell // sesame oil Things haven’t been quite as frenetic as they had been, but what has been going on has been sufficiently mind-encompassing that I’ve hardly had time to think, much less put those thoughts into anything remotely resembling a coherent sentence. Regardless, the thoughts have been swirling around in my head, […]