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I recently bought a new digital camera. Unlike the last, this one has video capabilities. As you can imagine, I’ve spent the last few days filming just about everything: birds, cats, my crippled sister, the undergrowth outside… and even myself. I’ve been brainstorming, trying to come up with some kind of video series that’s both interesting, and a good test of my ability. The video below is the result — it’s quick, it’s dirty (in one take!), but I think…

Pumpkin abuse & ‘Damnit mum, I told you to get a small one!’ Abi: It’s that time of year… Before I go any further, I just want to point out to our American chums that Halloween is nowhere near the big deal it is in the Yooessay. It’s more of a weak nod as opposed to the full on, horn tooting TA DAAAA! it is for you guys. If I’m really honest, Halloween in the UK is rapidly approaching something…

Back when I was younger I had lots of friends. We were all very intelligent (except for Simon, but there’s always one hanger-on) and we would often pass the time by inventing. We came up with some truly great ideas but were simply too young to do anything with them. They were just cool ideas that we hoped, one day, would be available to us. But being young, and teenage, sometimes our creations weren’t wholly healthy or  innocent. Sometimes they…

They’ll name a city after us & Easier than it looks Abi: One thing that irks me about humans, is that some of us tend to think of things in terms of limitation as opposed to possibility. We think of millions of reasons why we can’t, shouldn’t or wouldn’t. We devote so much time to this reasoning that we fall into a pattern and begin to apply this way of thinking to almost every element of our lives. We limit…