Archive: July 2004

.”I’ve seen them doing it and they’re clever,” said an independent district councillor, Dorothy Lindley. “They lie down on their side, or sometimes their back, and roll over the metal grids until they are clear.” The Guardian In other news,

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So, having seen Thunderbirds (Capsule review: The fact that the plot is microns thick, the acting questionable and the directing iffy is rendered completely and totally moot by the sheer “Oooh, Shiny!” factor of seeing the swimming pool slide back

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My new phone is shiny. After 5 years with vodafone, I’ve been lured onto 3 by three months free line rental & free video phone. So far, I have watched the news on my phone. It is good. It is

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06:00 – Awake from the dreamy dream land that has been my happy home for the last eight hours to hear that Mandelson has been appointed to the EU. Wish I’d stayed asleep. 07:30 – Arise, krakken like, from the

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In 1978, the BBC changed the frequencies of its radio stations. The Kings Singers do the announcement (From CTony)

How to get Dual Head working on Dell’s Latitude c610 With one monitor plugged into the monitor port and the LCD display, you too can have a dual-head setup. It’s great. You do it like this: In XF86Config:

Back from tEC. Drank lots, slept little, played games, talked. Fun. Also pulled muscles in both arms by trooping around Durham (which has excessive amounts of hills) with a rucksack that was far too heavy. lifting things painful. Expect lack

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Things that have happened in the last five days since ‘Threadnaught’: I’ve learnt that the secret to chocolate sauce is to shake the bottle with the lid closed. Brown shows up on white curtains, seven feet from the table where

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So, I’ve been considering finishing up and releasing Project Threadnaught. Threadnaught is a category aggregation system for weblogs, using existing technology to bring weblogs together. Okay, so far, so space age. How does it do it? I set up a

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When I left for work this morning, my office desktop was screwed. I’d wiped the Linux partition (I never used it at work anyway) to make way for more MP3s the previous day, and forgotten that was the drive grub

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