Author Archives: Asof

About Asof

Asof works at - OK, Asof's salary is paid by - a large medical school in the north of England. His body is usually sat in front of a computer. No one seems very clear where his mind is.


Yesterday, took some things to my favourite picture framer. A single black feather. A set of faked bank bonds. Some pins – hat, sewing etc. – mounted on a red velvet display board. He didn’t bat an eyelid. I think … Continue reading

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My new hat

I’ve just bought a hat. The label reassure me that “Italy has always been synonymous with style and design”, which is nice. Unfortunately, elsewhere on the label it says “Made in China”.

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Google Goggles Blind Spot

Google Goggles is an impressive bit of software. It’s hard to describe all it can do, but I think if it had legs it would probably travel back in time and kill John Connor. It uses the camera in your … Continue reading

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How To Get Thrown Out Of Medical School – part 1

This is the blog post to which ASOF owes its existence. I had the idea for it about two years ago and thought “That would make a good resource for students. How to get it to them? Oooh, I could … Continue reading

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The Discworld

No one would have believed, in the last years of the Century of the Fruit Bat that human affairs were being watch from the magical realm of the Disc. No one could have dreamed that we were being scrutinised, as … Continue reading

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What is the sentimental value of something?

One hundredth of what you think it’s worth. I’m here all week. Try the fish.

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Hello world!

So here I am, free of the 140 character limit of Twitter! The page is a bit big, isn’t it? Help…

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