Christ on bike.
I am never ever going to drink wine, and then beer before going to a work do that has free cocktails! Knew that was a bad idea. Deceptively potent. Sick as a dog all day. Very drunk and silly last night. Can hardly remember getting home and that never happens to me. Never get that drunk. I know I’m just hungover, I’ll get over it! but I’m racked with guilt, embarrassment and dread at what I might have done or said – but then I think the cocktails really only kicked in when I was out in the open air. Still I wish my computer could smell my breath and disconnect from the Interweb. Drunk emailing or blogging is such a bad idea, almost as bad as drinking wine beer and cocktails! Grooooooaaan.
Through the looking glass
I’m sure its is all very amateurish from a photography point of view to do things like sticking a camera into a vase and pointing it at a light but I like how this turned out.
I’m working on building up a library of CSS templates for restaurants. I’ll be doing hundreds of restaurant sites for the rest of the year. I’m currently having bit of fun with a few CSS tricks on one of the sites….
- It’s an elastic layout
- Text-size is in EMs
- The header uses SIFR (Scalable Inman Flash Replacement) text
- The main image is set to a width of 100%
- I have different stylesheets for different size text
So when you resize the text, it has a knock on effect on everything else, the layout widths increase, the header re-scales, and the photo stretches. The overall effect is that you can zoom in and out of the site. Have a look.
Fish and Flowers
Stumbled across Altamont gardens in Carlow over the weekend and took lots of pictures of flowers. But don’t worry, I got a good shot of testosterone the next day when I went fishing. Full sets above but here’s a few of each:
Blast from the past
Mental. I’ve been asked to DJ at the next Creation Party. Though I’ll never part with them, I’ve hardly touched my decks in a year and haven’t been to a club or anything for years. Couldn’t tell you the last time I bought a record. Scared and excited! I mean I’ll probably end up playing records older than someone of the people who’ll be there! The last time I did a creation party was some experience though, best gig I ever played at, easily. I can remember playing some classic anthems and 100s of people going mental as the sun came up over the sea at Donabate Beach. Sweet. Here’s a video from the last Creation party…
Fat or pregnant?
Ever play the fat or pregnant game? A young woman stepped onto the Luas this morn, and looked around for an empty seat with a bit more hunger than your average Daniel Dayer. So I glanced at her tummy, hmmm neither fat nor pregnant, back to the book. An exasperated sigh made me look up again. Was she or wasn’t she? I couldn’t decide. She was wearing one of those currently fashionable tops that just don’t help the cause at all. Not quite maternity wear but similar enough to confuse me further. You have to be careful in situations as dangerous as these, offer your seat to a woman that’s not quite old enough, or fat but not pregnant and her laser eyes will weld you to your seat. But there was something in her eyes that made me think there was something in her tummy, so I played the safe bet and got up without saying a word to her. Others glanced at the seat, she growled, they wimpered, she sat.
Maybe pregnant ladies should wear a sticker that says “Baby not bulge“, or “Bun in the oven, not in the mouth“. But then I’d have to wear a sticker that says “My feet get very sore when I stand for more than a minute, and keep getting sorer, I really should look into it again but I did go to a doctor last year and she told me to walk around on my tippy toes for ten minutes every day. But I actually think she was drunk and taking the piss.
- My top 10 Irish Movies
- The Blathering
- Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease
- Top 10 books of 2012
- The truth about tattoo removal
- CABBAGE CONTROLS – some thoughts on Prometheus casting
- Power’s Short story
- Books of the (last) year
- Pruning your feeds
- That other time I went to the States…
- Quincy M.E. and Cameron Diaz doing the La Bamba
- Different folks, different strokes
- Family cinema design