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June 21st, 2002
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


The trailer is out. I am excited. Weee.


Posted at 8:11 pm | Leave a comment | Category: General


June 19th, 2002
Go web go


I watched Spider-man this past Sunday and was too embarassed to tell everyone that what really fascinated me was the science aspect of it all.
However I’m glad I’m not alone. Tomorrow’s World did a whole programme dedicated to the subject and if like me you missed the show on the BBC check out the site. Answers to questions such as “could a spider bite really transfer genes?” and “does ‘Spidersense’ exist“? There’s also some information on spider silk.
You also may want to check out the Science of Superheroes.


Posted at 11:30 pm | 2 comments | Category: Science


June 19th, 2002
Cough, geek, cough


I think if my sister had any doubts that I’m a geek they were totally squashed today when I got overexcited hearing the5k.org mentioned on the local radio.
Talking of ‘small’ sites, check out the world’s smallest site. Magnifying glass optional.


Posted at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | Category: WWW


June 18th, 2002
Muslim Britain


The Guardian is featuring a series of articles this week highlighting the life of Muslims in Britain, so check it out.


Posted at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | Category: General


June 18th, 2002
You make me sick


What bright person thought that creating a site that no one can read or navigate would be a good idea? I’m all for ‘art’ and ‘expressiveness’ but damn you.
Ignore me. I’m just pissed that my dream to be Samarium has been sorely shattered.


Posted at 12:41 am | 4 comments | Category: General


June 16th, 2002
Squid Soup


I tried squid! For someone who has had cornflakes for breakfast for the best part of their life for fear of change that is quite an achievement!
(Ups: tasted like prawns. Downs: looked like squid.)


Posted at 12:03 am | 5 comments | Category: General


June 9th, 2002
The afternoon of my first exam


Him: Hey!!
Me: Yeah?
Him: Saima right?
Me: Yeah.
Him: Don’t you remember me??
Me: No.
Him: *Goes on for half an hour about how we used to hang out and were in the same class. Apparently I even bought him a birthday card once*
Me: Okay.
Him: You still don’t remember me??
Me: No.
Moral of the story: When I’ve had two hours sleep the previous night I wouldn’t even remember my own mother.


Posted at 11:59 pm | 7 comments | Category: General


June 9th, 2002
Give me a job


I like reading the F.A.Q. sections of sites for fun. Even if I’m not interested in the content of the site, the F.A.Q.s are great reading material. Ahem.


Posted at 12:37 am | 4 comments | Category: General


June 5th, 2002
Private and Public



Posted at 8:45 pm | 3 comments | Category: General


June 4th, 2002
50 years


Hope you celebrated the Jubilee in style. I did and I don’t even believe we should have a monarchy! It’s okay to be a hypocrite today!


Posted at 11:11 pm | 3 comments | Category: General





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