Airspace Rebooted


Watch all the fancy airplanes start flying again after the activity of Mr. Icelandic-Grumpy-Mountain-Pants.

“A visualisation of the northern European airspace returning to use after being closed due to volcanic ash. Due to varying ash density across Europe, the first flights can be seen in some areas on the 18th and by the 20th everywhere is open.

The flight data is courtesy of and covers a large fraction of Europe. There are a few gaps (most noticeably France) and no coverage over the Atlantic, but the picture is still clear.

The map data is CC-by-SA and contributors.

This CC-by-SA visualisation was produced by with support from”

Bring Back the Conchords!

Why oh why oh why oh WHY did Flight of the Conchords have to end?

This is ‘Carol Brown’ my favourite song from the show, but there are so many. Jemaine Clement is a god. I recently downloaded the entire series and will spend the next few weeks busting a gut all to myself.

The most brilliant comedy, the most awesome songs. Two seasons of comedic perfection followed by the cruelest of vanishing acts. I can only guess that the majority don’t share my sense of humour.

Alas, ’tis shitty.