Category: 2006

Traditions are fun. Every two years for the past ten I’ve run though Robert Hayden’s Geek Code test (which hasn’t changed in that time). The rules are simple: I run it without looking at previous years tests. That’s it. I…

So, I failed to pay my council tax. (Council Tax, Americans and other aliens, is a local authority tax for paying for things like police, roads and county swimming pools. There is no way around it, no way though it,…

Do you know why Godwin’s law exists? You don’t know what Godwin’s law is, do you? Ah well, kids of today, et cetera. Godwin’s law states that “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis…

So, the game is up, the announcement is made, the paper handed in. As of 4th November 2006 I am no longer an employee of Those Who Evolve (I am not allowed to mention their name, because whenever I do…

So, I’m going to rant about people. In this case, I’m going to rant about a company I’m going to enigmatically refer to as “n”, because naming them as “that collection of morons at npower” would be bad for my…

As if you didn’t already know. (There is an MP3 (and a redesign) attached to this post, RSS and Planet People should visit the (gasp) actual site.)

Okay, third time lucky… Last weekend I went to LUGRadio Live 2006. I had a blast from the moment I got to the initial Friday lunch meet to the moment I left, annoyed I couldn’t stay for the after show…

So, Yesterday I got a phone call for Miss McKever on my mobile. After a little fighting with what the person on the other end was and was not allowed to tell me, and she eventually came to the conclusion…