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  1. Aqua on Windows XP

    AquaXP.com is devoted to making your Windows machine look like Mac OS X. There’s a distinct…

  2. Books read and to be read

    Lists of books I’ve read each year, what I’m reading now and what’s sitting on…

  3. HotWired archives

    A conversation on The Well about HotWired of old prompted me to Google for the remnants of the…

  4. Decent UK TV guide

    A really simple telly guide, at last.

  5. Protesting the war in Estonia

    My sister sent me this photo from a friend of a friend in Estonia and says: In Tartu the defence…

  6. The best thing about Movable Type 2.6

    From the changelog: Changed all visible instances of blog to weblog in the system and in the…

  7. Giving and the Jhai Foundation

    For me it’s finally time to start giving.

  8. Dawson’s Creek has a cast of one

    The kids of Dawson’s Creek are actually identical clones sharing a single personality.

  9. Pepys Diary traffic statistics

    If you’re as fascinated by the spread of memes as I am you might find my brief report on…

  10. Removing evil image links from Movable Type

    How to free your Movable Type screens from those awful menus made out of images.

  11. Felicity

    Wondering why ‘Felicity’ isn’t watched by anyone but me.

  12. Using a British/UK Windows keyboard with an Apple Mac in OS X (2)

    Outdated instructions for using a British Windows/PC keyboard with a Mac.

  13. Byliner is reborn

    Byliner, my site that lets you keep track of when (some of) your favourite writers publish new…

  14. How many Americans own passports?

    Investigating the often quoted, and always varying, statistic that “only x per cent of US citizens own passports.”

  15. The stationary city

    Waiting for a gridlock-sparked revolution in London.

  16. More weblogging friends and Trackback confusion

    More friends start weblogging and why Trackback makes no sense whatsoever.

  17. Yay for Rosie!

    The Rosie Butler Ideal Man Application Form is now closed.

  18. My x and my y

    I’m all geo-encoded now.

  19. Gadget bag

    Where I have travelled back in time to make it easy to find a particular bag.

  20. Thayer’s Pork Pies

    I shared my latest batch of flapjacks around the office today and in return got a slice of one of…

  21. Flapjack

    I’ve been experimenting with making flapjack and the current batch is a winner. Here’s the recipe…

  22. Laser Squad by email

    A great time-drainer of my youth returns to haunt me.

  23. Hello Byliner!

    An embarrassing, but relieving, u-turn.

  24. Validation tools

    Two handy things: Checky, a Mozilla validation plug-in, and Amaya, the W3C’s web browser.