Monday Morning “Impediment to Productivity” – 20060821


It’s Monday again, and it will have to be a quick one this week. For all the people who have been having trouble with the way their mail client renders HTML emails, I am going back to text only again.

OK this is for the petrol heads out there (Hi Mark), Here is the guff.
“On an August morning in 1978, French filmmaker Claude Lelouch mounted a gyro-stabilized camera to the bumper of a Ferrari 275 GTB and had a friend, a professional Formula 1 racer, drive at breakneck speed through the heart of Paris. No streets were closed, for Lelouch
was unable to obtain a permit.”
Now the footage is spectacular in itself but then some wacko synchronized the video with Google maps so you can see where the car was going.
You do need to get a good buffer up before pressing play. Follow the instructions on the page

So now would be the perfect time to segue into this weeks flash game. It’s really quite simple, go fast, finish 10 laps and you win, other wise you are like me (3 laps max)

And as a wise man once said “Now for something completely different.”
One of our friends has recently become a father so when I saw this I cracked up and thought of him . Baby Rock Records is releasing a slew of lullaby cover CDs of alternative rock tunes by the likes of Nirvana, Radiohead, The Cure, Smashing Pumpkins, and Led Zep (Kashmir as a lullaby, now there’s a concept). Lots of synth glockenspiels, chimes, vibraphones, in lieu of fuzz boxed guitars. What next?

and so we will now move from baby songs to songs that came out when we were babies. John Cale & Lou Reed playing the old Velvet underground tune Heroin. The video quality is bad but the intensity is amazing . The story is that in the beginning of 1972 three ex-members of the Velvet Underground – Lou Reed, John Cale and Nico – were touring in Europe at the same time, and decided to meet and do just one show in Paris. …”

This weeks highlights from
Ulrich Schnauss is awesome. That’s it just have a listen .
Infectious and fun,
Serious and Fun

Now don’t forget the to pop into the blog ( ) for the odd update during the week.

As usual have a good one

{ Currently listening to Suzanne Vega and early U2 }
{ Currently reading: Linux Format magazine and a VBS Manual}
{ Quick Status Check: Going to Hell and you should the spreadsheet that says so }
{Crop Circle Status Check: A measly 8 so far for August. Pathetic really. We need to complain to the Galactic overlords about getting a better class of alien}

Categorized as Mondays

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