Saturday, 12 April 2008 7 animal signs

Friday, 11 April 2008 7 unusual USB gadgets

  1. USB Speedometer
  2. USB Whack It
  3. USB Humping Dog
  4. USB Finger Dance Mat
  5. USB Hamster Wheel
  6. USB Pencil Sharpener
  7. USB Circus Cannon

Thursday, 10 April 2008 7 dogs we're considering buying

  1. Canaan Dog
  2. Australian Shepherd
  3. Airedale Terrier
  4. Border Collie
  5. Rhodesian Ridgeback
  6. Akita
  7. German Shepherd Dog

Wednesday, 9 April 2008 7 things that get up my nose

Another submission today from my Dad, cheers :D

  1. People who come into Oxfam and try to haggle over a low priced item.
  2. People who insist on speaking to me within inches of my face.
  3. People who, on hearing the punchline of a joke, insist on explaining it back.
  4. People who, on seeing an art work of mine ask 'what is it meant to be?
  5. Strangers who come up to me in the street and greet me like a long lost brother (this really worries me!)
  6. People who swear in front of my wife.
  7. Hairs.

Tuesday, 8 April 2008 7 fictitious albums by fictitious bands

Jump here for an explanation

  1. Pizza Express - Think it's their fault.
  2. Charles II Spain - The essence of encouragement.
  3. An Old Fashioned Girl - Go at it anyway.
  4. La Bruffière - To see the manager.
  5. HVDC Three Gorges-Changzhou - That incredible, magical instrument.
  6. Armistice between Italy and Allied armed forces - In a national election.
  7. Disk Utility - Responsible for a son.

Monday, 7 April 2008 7 things I didn't know last month

  1. Google Analytics was modeled on Urchin Software Corporation's analytics system, Urchin on Demand
  2. You can buy jumpers with built in shirt collars and tails. If you wanted to that is
  3. We were going to be able to solve a prize cryptic crossword
  4. The meaning of the word Monotron
  5. 24% of the worlds construction cranes are currently in Dubai
  6. I appear to be a size 10 shoe and not size 9 as I had previously thought
  7. Our ancient Virgin Media/NTL/Cable and Wireless set top box no longer works with Interactive

Sunday, 6 April 2008 7 facts gleaned from the Ladybird book of ballet

  1. The earliest ballets were court 'spectacles' consisting of dancing, singing and long speeches. There were no plots, just a long series of charades.
  2. The first real ballet was Le Ballet Comique de la Reine in the 16th Century.
  3. The first academy of dance was opened by Louis XIV in 1661.
  4. Women were first allowed to dance at the Paris Opera in 1681.
  5. In 1720, Marie Camargo was the first woman to wear a dress in ballet that showed the ankles.
  6. 1886 was the first time a ballerina bowed at a performance
  7. 'Divertissement' is the number of show piece dances inserted into a ballet which bare no relation to the story