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Monthly Archives: December 2004

Winter walk to Leon

The land of Asterix and Obelix. Though presumably the sign is relatively recent.

Argh, I can’t stop my brain!

A book about memes that is in itself a meme. Devious. Now my brain hurts. “The Meme Machine” (Susan Blackmore)

Jennifer Government

One of those books that I wasn’t too impressed with when I was reading it, but now I keep thinking about it… Probably going to contribute to my ongoing slide into socialism. “Jennifer Government” (Max Barry)

Paradox Of Choice

Why being offered 400 channels of TV, 39 mobile phone payments plans and 100 item on the menu of your local curry house doesn’t actually make you feel any better. I’ve always suspected that the cult of “increased choice” is part of a pernicious memeplex that is making us a lot more miserable than we […]