Monday, 17 November 2008

has caught up on a week's reading. Am I wiser? No.
My views on 50-over cricket are well known. Clearly the England team are equally committed to the format.

Thursday, 6 November 2008

is celebrating Edgar's first birthday

Wednesday, 5 November 2008

My 3-year-old has the intellect, attention span and communication skills of a senior manager. Currently preparing his bedtime Powerpoint.

Tuesday, 4 November 2008

played golf at Woburn until it was too dark to see

Friday, 31 October 2008

has learned a new word: heutogogy. Not even a Wikipedia article for it (yet).

Thursday, 30 October 2008

is doing a landgrab on - making sure I can haz and

Monday, 27 October 2008

is irritated by this semestrial pantomime. Just pick a time and stick to it.

Friday, 24 October 2008

has just discovered a *really* neat XSLT trick. No, I mean it.

Wednesday, 15 October 2008

Any donkeys near my eldest son should take out hind leg insurance

Friday, 10 October 2008

Today's word is Minsky Moment (

Thursday, 9 October 2008

is following @stephenfry

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

Robert Peston ( is becoming required reading

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Of course, I knew about Firebug all along
has added Disqus comments to his website for a laugh
Firebug is ace ( Why didn't anuybody tell me about it before?

Wednesday, 1 October 2008

Thanks to @sig for his help in sorting out my CSS problem. More here:
Jack is back. Stand easy.
The Royal Navy's blog is not speaking highly of their professionalism at the moment:

Wednesday, 24 September 2008

is in Bristol for the Cabot Circus opening
would appreciate some help with a web design problem
A soprano is rehearsing in a neighbouring workspace, threatening the glass in my office windows. The fat lady is singing.

Tuesday, 23 September 2008

The English language is not subject to anybody's authority - it's a commons. Spellcheckers are evil.
Can't add words to Chrome's spell checker or turn it off. Damn those wiggly red lines.
is winning ugly

Monday, 15 September 2008

is glad he had the foresight to buy a video card that could support his new twin 1920x1200 monitors. Pixeltastic.
has moved into Sam's office
Is it wrong to laugh out loud at You've Been Framed?

Thursday, 11 September 2008

has had another bash at his website

Monday, 8 September 2008

has released to manufacturing
has got broken links
is refactoring CSS

Wednesday, 3 September 2008

Watching a rather credulous futurologist being taken apart by a numerate audience. Mr Schadenfreude is in the house.
Listening to a chocolatier talking about his practice. Apparently no free samples. May have to buy a Galaxy on the way home.
Listening to industrial noises from a sound artist from Leicester. Don't think the Long Tail is long enough for this.
At Nokia in Great Pulteney St for At Abrahams
Chrome is nice, but I can't install Diigo or Delicious toolbars of course :-(
has installed Chrome

Tuesday, 2 September 2008

has another string to his bow

Friday, 29 August 2008

is staring at PHP code

Thursday, 28 August 2008

is going out to see Under The Blue Sky at the Duke of York's Theatre

Thursday, 21 August 2008

has discovered rounded corners and is officially Web 2.0 compliant

Wednesday, 20 August 2008

I've added a Status area to my web site that receives updates from just like Facebook etc. It was a cinch thanks to Custom URL.
is flushed with success
TripIt captures your travel booking confirmation emails and turns them into travel plans...then autoupdates Dopplr via iCal.

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

My activity can now also be found on

Tuesday, 12 August 2008

is not finding karma in Xen networking

Monday, 11 August 2008

is learning more about grub than he ever wanted to.

Thursday, 7 August 2008

So the world is going to end on September 10th then. It's been fun. Sayonara.

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

is back home after a cycle debacle
is waiting for an MRI to confirm he is suffering from middle age.

Tuesday, 5 August 2008

has nearly got his social data flow sorted...

Monday, 4 August 2008

Yay! is now a domU machine running under Xen on an Ubuntu 8.04 server.
has installed a Xen domU using debootstrap but is struggling with existing disk images

Sunday, 3 August 2008

is nearing the end of a 3rd birthday marathon.

Thursday, 31 July 2008

is paying a Congestion Charge penalty incurred accidentally when #1 son announced he needed a poo-poo.
Revamped to reflect my rationalized activity feeds
Replacing VMware with Xen on a quad-core box. will be off the air for a while

Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Gah! Didn't want to post to my blog! This stuff is dangerous in the hands of the inept.
Posting a micro-blog is easy using an instant messaging client (I'm using Digsby)
I need more granular control over FriendFeed so I can get the formats right from different activity sources

Monday, 28 July 2008

happy to have my social data flow in order
Spamming my statuses from a browser using (sorry, I'll stop doing this soon)