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The Great Kindle Challenge: Day 6

Apologies for the lateness of the post, but I couldn’t think what to write about last night and then had work today.  It was a successful working day – I telephoned a fax machine and discovered the existence of World Psoriasis Day.  Sounds like banter.

Anyway, on the walk home it occurred to me I could do a liveblog of a night in with the kindle, noting down my observations on the thing as and when they come into my brain.  Perhaps this will help me decide whether I think it it A Good Thing or not.

So far this has gone preposterously badly – having reached the house I was compelled to watch the Horrible Histories prom on the CBBC channel (like all right-thinking adults, if Twitter is to be believed) and now I’ve got the repeat of last week’s Doctor Who on the go.  My excuse is that we missed the start, and has nothing to do with my (completely platonic) penchant for Matt Smith.

Also it’s nice to have something on in the background when making tea, which is what I am about to do now.  Macaroni cheese, as per the subliminal messages mentioned t’other day.  Essentially I think I’ll just liveblog my evening and hope the kindle makes an appearence.  Enjoy.

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The Great Kindle Challenge: Day 4

Today I am going to post a few negative words about kindle at the behest of Twitter user @JacToTheFuture, who is trying to find reasons other than immediate financial impracticality why she should stick to paper.  So here you go, ten reasons not to buy a kindle, which you should listen to as I am currently in possession of a borrowed kindle and have read stuff on it and everything.

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