Slackware is great – I know what I’m doing with it and it’s all the things people say it is, fast, stable and secure. Depending on your point of view, there are some downsides. You can spend some time learning how manually to configure your computer to make sure everything works as you want and [...]
A scanner is one of those computer peripherals which you feel you must have, but once bought is not much used after the initial excitement. Luckily I can borrow the office scanner and so will be able to reclaim half my desk when I return it to work.
I’ve recently spent some time mucking about [...]
DAVID: Had a chaffinch in the front room this morning. Female. Only bird I’ve had in my flat. Sad but true.
RODERICK: God! I hope you were gentle.
While doing a web search on my favourite Linux distro Slackware, I came across a blog entry by a chap called Ed Hurst, who writes “Mission, Method and Means.”
Ed doesn’t like Slackware. He’s convinced, rather paranoiacally, that Slackware is linked to and is a front for a pagan religion! The reason for Ed’s paranoia [...]
Sometimes in the debate between believers and non-believers, somebody will say something along the lines of “If only there were a photograph of God, you’d make a believer out of me.” Well of course that’s impossible, God being a figment of Man’s imagination.
The following photograph starkly brings home the fact many of us are [...]
It’s been a good few days for twitching.
The fogeys have been in London seeing cousin Colin being ennobled, please see the previous blog entry.
So while they have been enjoying themselves in London, I’ve been Bertie sitting. Having the use of Mum’s car, I made the most of it and travelled to some of [...]