Monthly Archives: September 2008

Selling the next generation’s seas

So apparently Nobu have been caught selling an endangered species on their menu. Instead of doing the decent thing and pulling it from their menu, they instead gave it more cachet for rich idiots and marked it as Endangered on … Continue reading

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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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paddling along the Great Ouse in Ely

I’ve just had a very pleasant afternoon on the river Great Ouse. I hired a canoe from Reeds Of Cambridge in the marina at Ely (£30 for the afternoon). Paddled from Ely to the confluence of the Cam and the … Continue reading

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XL collapses

Whereas you’ve got to feel sorry for people who’ve had their holidays ruined, that pales into insignificance when compared to the many employees who are now without a job. Holiday’s are pretty important, but still a luxury. A job is … Continue reading

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Issues with configuring Personal Web Sharing on ‘upgraded’ Leopard

I’ve just been tearing my hair out trying to understand why a colleague could configure a personal website and I cannot! WIth OS X you can simply drag some html files into ~//Sites/ and enable Personal Web Sharing and access … Continue reading

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Mail.app, IMAP and being mobile

One thing that has always frustrated me is the stubborn nature of keeping Mail.app offline. It always fails to recognise when you are offline and try to send email. Then of course warning you that you are offline and it … Continue reading

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