Archive: May 2003

You will require: (x is the number of people) (2x) wide slices of bacon x large chicken breasts Thyme Basil Oil (Vegetable/Sunflower will do, or use butter if you prefer) Tin Foil An Oven A Baking Tray An hour. Preheat…

a recipe, by Aquarion & Lonecat Decide to make apple crumble. You will require: Apple. Note singular. Large. Not as many as you thought you had. Flour. Ordinary. White. 6oz thereof. Caster sugar. Much. Realise you have no castor sugar.…

Originally posted to Alt.Fan.Pratchett . No. The future is not XML for presentation, the future is – or should be – XML for storage, and appropriate formats for presentation. Right now, that means HTML4 + CSS for web, HTML4 +…

New software release for all y’all, and it’s not even a weblog-related thing. Be afraid. It says on my About page that I “write things to put things into databases and take them out again.” and MusicDB is no exception.…

I don’t do these often any more, but this one caught the imagination of a group I associate with, so it appears. According to the Sex And Gender Explorer Test I’m a “Quite Masculine Androgynous Cross Dresser”. I find this…

I’ve redesigned again. Taglines are back, and I still think the blogroll is taking too much space. This needs fixing. Broadband comes tomorrow, when life will be back to normal. Currently I’m surfing the web over a 28.8k modem, which…

I’ve read 30 of the Top 100 books. I can’t help but wonder, though, why Harry Potter I – IV is four books, where LoTR & His Dark Materials et. al. get condensed into one? Still no ADSL. Still got…

Busy Busy Busy. Saturday started early, when at 6am we discovered that the contract my parents were due to sign had to be witnessed. At 6am this was a complication, so instead of the Plan (which was for me &…

So, Kathy has moved to her shiny new .co.uk at http://www.bentbacktulips.co.uk, and everything has finally happened to put me back in a home 🙂 Tomorrow at 9:30 I will be in the offices of Vanderpump & Wellbeloved signing my life…

Aquaintances now works, but there are a couple of things it doesn’t handle well, and I’d like to make it handle better. Edits A downside of storing articles as checksums of the content is that if an article is edited,…