Month: July 2008

Facebook Friend Wheel

Dr Andy drew my attention to this cool [Friend Wheel generator](http://apps.facebook.com/friendwheel/) on Facebook. It processes your list of friends into a wheel, drawing lines of connection to each other to form a beautiful chart. Friends’ names are coloured according to how ‘hot’ or cold they are in terms of interlinks. I tried it out for …

Subway disruptions

We in Singapore should be thankful for having a relatively incident-free subway service. Of course, the London subway is much older and complex and so it is understandable that there would be more disruptions. We experienced line closures over the weekend for planned engineering works, but when this notice came up it shocked some of …

Food at Harrods

I used to marvel at the [Harrods](http://www.harrods.com/) [food hall](http://www.harrods.com/HarrodsStore/Product/Browse.aspx?Breadcrumb=foodhall) in my younger days. Somehow, this time I wasn’t wowed very much. In fact, despite the sale the place was relatively empty. It was late morning. We managed to grab seats at the Japanese restaurant. Check out the caviar! BTW these weren’t even the most expensive …

London update

This is a quick post. We’ve done the usual – duck rice at Four Seasons, shopping at Harrod’s, and today we visited the Emirates Stadium to pick up some gear. May go back for a proper tour on Sat if the timing’s right. If there’s time we will squeeze in a museum visit. Tomorrow I …