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21 April 2011

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  1. The Dan Plan

    Spending 10,000 hours (a la Gladwell) over six years to learn to golf from scratch, hoping to become a top professional. I often wonder how late in life you could still become expert at something new. (via Kottke)

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    PAUSE

    Newham, England, United Kingdom

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    Starting the Eleven Day Weekend / Bankholidaypalooza / The Great British Shutdown.

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    @designswarm To be fair, British people have plenty of opinions about the US that we’re only too eager to share.

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    @mildlydiverting If you like I could email you daily about domain names, tickets, servers, and lonely, lonely death? To keep your hand in.

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    @HMStack @samuelpepys lived and worked near there, on Seething Lane. There’s a statue nearby, and he used to go to St Olave’s church.

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    @realmonkeybear @antimega Your talk forced me to go and have BLT’s seaside wrap (fish and chips in a wrap). Help! I can’t move!

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    Future hols booked: train from London to Munich to Berlin to Paris to London. RailEurope: rubbish. Bahn.de: good. Seat61.com: invaluable.

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    @TobyBenjamin Turns out that didn’t attract any spammers at all. Just got two with my first Xbox-mentioning tweet.

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    Also, I get much satisfaction from reporting spam twitterers. #honeytrap Xbox Bieber iPhone Gaga

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    Six emails in two weeks from Microsoft because they can’t renew my Xbox Gold service due to credit card expiry. Relax!

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    @designswarm Keep the standards up! (I'll be in soon.)

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    Stuck at home waiting for pre-holiday data transfers to complete.