Ah, it has been a rare 24 hours. Firstly, before hitting the sack last night, my main character in City of Heroes hit level 49. That means nothing to most of you (i.e., the sane people), but the level cap in the game is 50 – once you hit fifty, you can go no further, but you do gain the ability to create a new character – a human/alien fusion with special powers. Gee, it only took me a year – and twenty-five characters – to reach this point.

Then I wake up this morning to find that Tom DeLay has retired from politics. My word! It seems I’ve spent most of my adult life trying to vote him out of office, and now he is scampering quietly into the night. Man. Now who will I be pissed off about?

I’m sure I’ll find something