For the first time since 2005 this blog is not being hosted on a Slackware Linux server!
Tonight I, installed a new 320 GB SATA drive into my server and loaded it with Ubuntu 9.10 server. The aim of the exercise was to upgrade the server OS to something slightly newer and also to see [...]
Following the attacks on the World Trade Centre, the Americans and ourselves in tow, successfully attacked the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. They were removed, defeated but not destroyed.
Then Bush junior diverted his attention, ably assisted by blinkers Rumsfeld and Cheney, left Afghanistan and attacked Iraq. You decide whether for the oil or as some [...]
If you’re at all unsure, whether you should be even following a religion, this flow chart may be able to clarify your worrying mind.
Click for the full view.
Even Leica’s batteries are sexy – sad but true.
I bought my Omega Speed master on the 9th September 2009. I had to send it back on the 29th of September. It was therefore in my possession for a mere 20 days.
Today is day 55 since I sent it off. My jewellers gave a return date of the 6th December 2009 which is [...]
not a thing of great beauty and awe?
On-going research, some scrimping and saving, together with the sale of my “other” Canon G9 mean that this wide-angled, fast, red-buttoned lovely could soon be mine.
I like the f2.0, I like the 24mm – 60mm zoom, I like the build [...]
News in, that the BBC may bow to pressure and open up Thought for the Day, as BBC Radio 4′s Mr Damazer said the programme had improved since it had included a wider range of religious voices. Although there was no immediate prospect of opening it up to non-religious voices, he remarked:
This is by [...]
With the end of the year approaching, my mind turns to death. With a very reasonable score of 11 for this year, but with only a month and a half to go, who should be included in next year’s list? Whose vast age makes them a good inside bet? Whose lingering disease is going to [...]