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Kiss the pumpkin butt goodbye

Yeah, yeah, yeah … I’ve been MIA from this here blog for a while … this I know.

Anyhoo, I reckon you’ve probably had enough of staring at the pumpkin arse by now, so here’s something else for you to stare at and ponder upon until I have enough time and motivation to write a post.


Life as a programmer

“You know, when you have a program that does something really cool, and you wrote it from scratch, and it took a significant part of your life, you grow fond of it. When it’s finished, it feels like some kind of amorphous sculpture that you’ve created. It has an abstract shape in your head that’s completely independent of its actual purpose. Elegant, simple, beautiful. Then, only a year later, after making dozens of pragmatic alterations to suit the people who use it, not only has your Venus- de-Milo lost both arms, she also has a giraffe’s head sticking out of her chest and a cherubic penis that squirts colored water into a plastic bucket. The romance has become so painful that each day you struggle with an overwhelming urge to smash the fucking thing to pieces with a hammer.”

Nick Foster