If you are running Windows, it is time to back up your MS-Office documents and ZIP files. Deadline for completion: 2006-02-03.
Some time ago, we hooked up an iPod to the stereo, with the goal of moving the CDs into storage in the cellar and freeing up some space for the increasing number of DVDs that we seem to be acquiring. … Continue reading
The postman delivered this (picture above) today. It gets its music directly from this, without the need to have any computers running: More at the weekend, when I have more time. My first impression is … impressive device.
Nachdem die Firma Lands’ End 1998 vom Oberlandesgericht Saarbrücken verboten wurde, mit einer zeitlich unbegrenzten Garantie zu werben, trifft die deutsche Gesetzgebung dieses Mal eine Firma die Aluminiumdächer herstellt: Das Unternehmen sei aus rechtlichen Gründen gar nicht in der Lage, … Continue reading
In the case of Nicholas Feltron, you don’t have to ask how his 2005 was – he’s published his annual report. Take a look at the rest of his site too; there are quite a few pictures of his travels … Continue reading
I have been reading one book since Christmas. I have just finished it now. I normally read a thick novel in a couple of days to a week or so, so you might suspect that the book isn’t really interesting … Continue reading
Ruth and the structured quilt, hanging in the stairwell (click to see more pictures of it being made) We had a very quiet Christmas and New Year because I strained my Achilles tendon and couldn’t hobble very far. So among … Continue reading
You just need the right idea to make money. After reading about the student who made his first million by charging a dollar per pixel to advertise on his 1000 x 1000 pixel web site, I see that Selfridges are … Continue reading
If you are fed up with listening to the fans in your PC the whole time it’s running, it’s time for drastic measures. Take 30 litres of cooking oil, a well-sealed plexiglas case and remove all the fans to get … Continue reading
I have just updated to WordPress 2.0, which should only affect things going on in the background, and not the appearance of the blog. One improvement in the user-interface: the comments screen now remembers who you are again (I found … Continue reading