|  Parenting

Happy Birthday Charlie

It’s my niece’s birthday today. Hardly feels like yesterday that I was scooping Charlotte up in my arms and watching as she opened her tiny eyes and looked at me for the first time, and yet there she was today ripping gift wrap off her…

 |  Review

Unrequested review of maxed-virtuals.com

Reviewed: No idea Site URL: maxed-virtuals.com I can’t wait to start reviewing this website so I’ll just dive right in… Your splash page — what’s the point of it? Presentationally, it looks okay I guess, but in terms of functionality it achieves nothing. It doesn’t…

 |  Interwebs, Updates

review: maxed-virtuals.com

There’s a new review up, of maxed-virtuals.com. Chances are you won’t have heard of it — it’s not part of the personal web “scene”. It’s a tutorial site with rather pants PHP tutorials (in particular), which is why I decided to review it.. The first…

 |  WTF

Hacker Refuses To Give Blood

I was reading on slashdot and wired news about a convicted hacker who refuses to give blood.. and I’m wondering why this is even an issue? If this guy was a convicted murderer or rapist that they were going to set free, I could see…

 |  Work

Blogging Lessons?

I had to prepare one of the IT rooms at work earlier — make sure everything is working, plugged in (unplugging the network cables seems to be a hobby of some of the kids), clean up sweetie wrappers, etc. Did it in about 20 minutes…

 |  Interwebs

AWOL

I think this is the longest I’ve been without blogging for no good reason in ages! I’ve set a new record, hoorah. Although strictly speaking there has been a good reason. Me, being my usual standards-nazi self decided to use my new position at the…

 |  Interwebs, Updates

Online-Related News

I haven’t got anything remotely interesting personal-wise to update with so I’ll just occupy you with details of what’s going on with me online at the moment. Firstly, I celebrated my 3rd ‘anniversary’ of being in the quilting bee on Saturday, and at the same…

 |  Work

The Dreaded Laser Cutter

Cleaning and maintaining the laser cutter at work is somewhat ominous. Not because it’s worth around £15,000 and should I break it, it’d take me over two years to earn enough cash to pay for it on my meagre part-time wage — nope, more because…

 |  Interwebs

Domain Names

Now that my idiot-induced, thobbing vein of a rage at the stupidity of some internet thieves has boiled over, I can return to normal posting. I apologise to my non-drama-driven readers for that momentary outburst. I was reading an entry over at Jeff Hendrickson Design…

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