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Entries for week beginning June 8, 2008

June 13, 2008

What is a Munchy Box?

The culinary minds in Scottish chip shops that brought your the deep-fried pizza have a new creation. (They can give me American nationality, but since I’m sorely tempted by this, it’s clear they’ll never take away my Scottish heritage)

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Send Barack your baby

“Barack Obama travels a lot, but many babies live in places he hasn’t been. Send him your baby, and he’ll kiss it and send it back to you.”

The Onion | CD Sales Down, LP Sales Up: What do you think?

“I think at this point people are just fucking with the record industry as a whole.”

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Diamond Hoo Ha

CD Purchase: Supergrass - Diamond Hoo Ha

June 12, 2008

Civics and Citizenship Study Materials

One for the Americans: download the “Civics Flash Cards”, and see how well *you’d* do on the Citizenship test.

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June 11, 2008


A one day conference for folks interested in starting their own company. A cheap $200, since this is one of those conferences that’s hard to convince your boss to let you expense. I’ll be there.

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June 9, 2008


Testing tool for iPhone development — Replace your mouse cursor with a lifesize finger. Needs a dirty-fingernail easter egg, if you ask me.

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The Letter in the Pond

A grumpy “message to the future” uncovered when a pond was dug up in a back garden. I hope the author is aware their hard work was in vain.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.