Out of whack

Ouchy My back isn’t mega-sore if I keep it moving. That makes sitting down at a computer to do work a little annoying… hence the reason I’m still awake at 1am doing some work. Thankfully it’s improving every day. Happy Birthday! Visited my Gran tonight on the occasion of her 87th birthday. She’s finally out…Continue reading Out of whack

15 years

Yesterday marked the 15th anniversary of when some bloke, sorry SIR some bloke, published some files on an international network. Since then a lot has changed. Some of it good, some of it bad, some of it mediocre, some of it, er, unmediocre. I first stumbled across the internet in my first job. After being…Continue reading 15 years

You can tell..

… it’s Friday afternoon when talk turns to what functionality a “who’s turn is it to make the tea” .Net app would have. So far we have something that would send an email or MSN message to the next person in the rota, still arguing about the ideal amount of time between the rounds of…Continue reading You can tell..


A note to “Benny”. I ain’t gonna add you to my MSN contact list unless I know who you are – drop me an email please. On that note, I’ve had a veritable spate of emails recently from all sorts of different people and places. Fascinating. In my head I have a notion of what/who…Continue reading Jets

Free Content

A nameless person (well he does have a name but I’m not disclosing it here, he has been popping up in the comments recently though) and I had an MSN chat about THAT article today. Note: This is edited, mainly to make me look better … ¿Dónde están los banjos? says: He reminds of a…Continue reading Free Content


Despite waffling on about it, I don’t have a new stereo. In fact as of last week I don’t have an old stereo either. I won’t be replacing it as I have a surround sound DVD system which happily plays CDs, MP3 CDs and accepts an input from the iPod (although at some point it’ll…Continue reading Miscellany

Too old

You know when you are getting old when: Your niece contacts you through MSN Messenger and it takes you 10 seconds to figure out what she said: “heya gordon, see on ur comp culd u plz delete da guest fingy u made cos wen u go into it, it automaticaly signs on to my msn”…Continue reading Too old