I spent a quiet Sunday upgrading my bedroom computer from Slackware 12.1 to 12.2.
I really need not have bothered as the difference in functionality is minimal, how can you improve on perfection?
I could write that it went smoothly and without frustration, which would be mostly true, but would be boring, so I’ll concentrate [...]
I have recently visited the extremes of the gastronomic spectrum.
While playing poker on Friday, I was treated to the delights of home made pesto. Prior to this unexpected encounter, I had previously thought of pesto as the green slime with which it is far too easy to spoil pasta. Having tried Dougie’s recipe, prepared [...]
If the reports are to be believed, and they normally are, FF – poster girl of the mid-70′s looks like she’ll be my fifth point of the year. Despite having more talent and charm in one of her shits, than Jade Goody had in her entire being, it’s unlikely that her funeral will garner the [...]
It’s taken me a month to finish Origin of Species.
It’s clearly one of the most important works of science and one which is written without recourse to obscure terms. I did however find it rather heavy going. Not because of any difficulty in the concepts or ideas, rather I was frustrated by Darwin’s caution [...]