After waiting for over a week, my new laptop bag from Crumpler has eventually turned up.
I was not until recently, familiar with the brand, all I knew was that they were Australian and used by cool surfing types, of which I am a model exemplar.
My six year old Tech Air laptop rucksack was [...]
In an occasional series, of poker players I have met with nice buttons – oh er Missus – here is “miniwindi.”
Despite the Australian sounding name, miniwindi is actually German. We won’t hold this against her. She has a lovely smile and is clearly insane.
My kind of girl!
No greater proof is needed that all religion is but a fantastical creation of man’s imagination, than the tale of the tribes people of the island of Tanna in the South Pacific. Their belief system is an object lesson of what happens when ignorance, hope and a stunning simplicity are combined.
Their divine leader is [...]
Lovely BUT VERY NAUGHTY, OH SO NAUGHTY, Rona, has bought the latest 17” Dual Core iMac from Apple and asked me to set it up for her, transferring data from her old G3 iMac which I set up about 7 years ago. The new iMac is much, much faster than my G4 which runs at [...]
Who you lookin’ at FOOL!?
Debian 4.0 “Etch” is now officially stable. It’s also officially installed as this terminal session shows.
DebianSFF:/home/davidw# cat /etc/debian_version 4.0
Just to prove that this Linux malarkey is not full of sad geeks, and that not all the creativity and left brain whackyness is over at Apple’s Infinite Loop campus, see if these names [...]
While playing in a tournament recently, I came across an interesting young lady with a self-deprecating sense of humour.
Her handle was “mildlyhot” and this clearly related to her avatar on her button. No! This is not a euphemism for some sort of clitoral piercing – merely the picture she uses on her poker button [...]
How to ruin any form of modern music – sing it in French.
It may be the “language of love”, but all that breathy nasality just sounds puny when singing anything other than Sacha Distel middle of the road, romantic twaddle.
When did the French last win a war?
1954-62 Kicked out of Algeria