Category: Blog posts

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Ash-Matic Does Some Exercise

Okay, okay. I suppose that is a somewhat misleading title. Of course I’m not exercising. Don’t be silly. I’m in bed, drinking coffee. Maybe I should have called this post: Ash-Matic Thinks About Doing...

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Ash-Matic Does Speech-Recognition

I’m a child of science-fiction. It was my father’s fault. Him and his bookshelves full of Asimov and Clarke and Wyndham and Wells, and to this day I still look forward to the myriad...

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Ash-Matic Does Chore-Avoidance

Did I ever mention how prominently my ability to procrastinate features on my list of talents? It’s pretty high. Or it would be, if I’d gotten around to making that list. Right now, right...

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Ash-Matic Does Dental Surgery

Some people like going to the dentist. I imagine these people call themselves dentistophiles. They’re the kind of person who likes hands in their mouth, and being told to open wider seventeen times consecutively....

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Ash-Matic Does a DVD Film Review

Last night I watched a 2010 film called Buried. This is a Ryan Reynolds vehicle, only one without wheels. It’s more like a box, with Ryan Reynolds in it. I once took a course...

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Ash-Matic Does Webmail

I have a couple of webmail accounts. There’s the one I use for Important Stuff, like applying for visas, clawing back erroneously paid tax, and saving lives – and the one I use for...

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Ash-Matic Does Facial Hair

Girls have it good. Don’t you think girls have it good? You do. They do. Girls get to do certain special magical things that only girls get to do. And on top of all...

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Ash-Matic Does Things In Bed

Many of the best things in life happen in bed. Like sleeping, and dreaming, and having breakfast in bed. If you have a special person in your life, you can jump up and down...

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Ash-Matic Does Self-Service

Self-service in super-markets is a wonderful thing. And when I say wonderful, I mean frustrating, error-prone, self-defeating, and shit. Of all the pieces of technology that piss me off, only printers are worse than...

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Ash-Matic Does Blogging

Everyone and their fucking dog has a blog. In fact, I’m pretty sure I’ve read more blogs by dogs than I have by people. Maybe it’s because they’re more interesting; maybe dogs just have...