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Mississipi river bend versus boat

I took this video of a boat trying to get around the bend going downstream: [flashvideo file=wp-content/videos/BoatonMississipi.flv /]

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3G down with O2

So I come on a long journey stocked up with spare battery n laptop, to find no internet access via my phone. After endless waiting on the O2 helpline I find that the entire UK O2 3G network is down. … Continue reading

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Download Custom PDF Train Timetables

Download Train Timetables Generally I find any travel planning type website to be a real pain. Clunky, slow to use, and not at all easy to use on a widescreen monitor, never mind a phone. However, there’s a new feature … Continue reading

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E90 & Infrant ReadyNas

I’ve not written about about my favourite 2 gadgets yet. probably because I’ve been too busy playing with them. I finally got my Nokia e90 (writing on it now). Its fairly large for a phone, but open it up and … Continue reading

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Sometimes the simplest solution is the easiest

I had a long NA sequence in the middle of a much larger text file. Unfortunately this sequence had been corrupted and had a non-sequence character in it. The textfile was not in a regular sequence file format, and I … Continue reading

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TSA detains director Mike Figgis for threatening to

Boing Boing: TSA detains director Mike Figgis for threatening to “shoot a pilot” Seen on BoingBoing, Mike Figgis told jobsworth’s at LAXthat he was in LA to “shoot a pilot”, 5 hours of interrogation ensued before Mike could explain to … Continue reading

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green belt.

Listening to radio 4’s news yesterday I heard an amazing fact. Only 19% of = the UK is classed as Green Belt. Wow. This figure is pitiful. I wonder at = how they classify this. Living in cambridge i regularly … Continue reading

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Meetings

Why do we have meetings? Or should i say why so many and so long? Why is = the default time au hour? every meeting should have a non participating = moderator to tell people to shut it. I waste … Continue reading

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Saint Friday’s – holiday villas in the Peloponnese

Saint Friday’s – holiday villas in the Peloponnese Here’s the website of the villa’s that stayed in in Greece. A really cracking site. Very tranquil, very nice! Set in amongst olive trees (as more or less the entire peninsula.). Sat … Continue reading

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best tomatoes in the world

Just eaten a plate of the tastiest tomatoes i have ever had. gorgeous! In a mountain hut on the mani peninsula near Sparti

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