About Pete

Founding father of Uborka, and pioneer of the really-long straw.


November 29, 2022

Twitter Highlights from 2018

Welcome back! We continue to make inexorable forward progress through the years until we catch up with the current day. We’ve bought a new keyboard. Bernard is currently exploring the higher-numbered voices, and I can’t help but be reminded of … Continue reading

November 27, 2022

Twitter Highlights from 2017

Welcome to 2017, and it’s clear that I’m in a retrospective mood. I’ve been in one of those nostalgia mires all week. It’s starting to get a little wearing.5 January 2017 There’s a 90% chance of a cathartic nostalgia blog … Continue reading

November 25, 2022

Twitter Highlights from 2015

You may recall in December 2014, there was some discussion of a “real” Christmas tree. Well, that saga had one more element to deliver: This morning was the first time I’ve had to hack a Christmas tree into thirds. Innocence … Continue reading

November 23, 2022

Twitter Highlights from 2014

The first tweet in the previous instalment was cat-related, and so is this one. My fucking cat with the fucking “mrow” and the fucking scrit scrit scrit and the fucking everything else.4 January 2014 She was a lovely cat really, … Continue reading

November 17, 2022

Twitter Highlights From 2011

Continuing the series… @erzsebel Creeper phone sock is currently at #6 on the front page of /r/minecraft, and rising. #minecraft #knitting31 January 2011 Back when I played Minecraft, before it was cool, Karen knitted me a creeper phone sock (and … Continue reading