Author Archives: BlogMonkey

Blogmonkey 2: The Homecoming

Maybe, just maybe, it’s time for the Blogmonkey to return from the depths of the multiverse.

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Booze, Magma and Child Minotaurs

How likely is it that you would want to play a computer game that looked like this? Not that likely I’m guessing. Yet here I am writing a post I intended to write two weeks ago but didn’t because this … Continue reading

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Interesting

Will town planners in the future just use Sim City to fix problems or see what consequences their actions may bring?

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Birthday wishes

I forget most of my friends birthdays but there are a few that stick in my mind. Happy Birthday to the two people this week!

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Computers

The figures quoted in both the Register article and the Topcoder page are both a bit misleading and confusing but what it appears to show is that Harvard Medical School paid a full time member of staff $120,000 over a … Continue reading

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Video

An award winning short film (French with subtitles) – Voice Over

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Interesting

Interesting article on spider silk and the wonders that may be just around the corner. It’s not just about it being stronger than steel either… “What we found by studying the silk as it is made was that at a … Continue reading

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Food

It was many weeks ago that Miss C and I spent a couple of nights in Bath on our way back from Cornwall but I’d promised myself that I’d post a quick review of the restaurants we visited so here … Continue reading

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Interesting

Maybe a bit maudlin but also very interesting what people died of in 2011 (UK). Some of the differences between men and women in certain areas is revealing – ladies obviously don’t go up ladders (or are more stable)!

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X-COM reborn

You may have noticed in the last week that a game called XCOM: Enemy Unknown has been released and I’m quite excited. It’s a ‘reimaging’ of the old school turn based game UFO: Enemy Unknown which my brother and I … Continue reading

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