Archive: June 2012

The statute of limitations is past on this one, so a tale of sysadminry. Once upon a time there were two servers, which we shall call Robert and Dave. Between them they ran an important system that ran on a…

Today, I have: Unpacked six boxes. Caused a very large bookcase to spontaniously and destructively re-flatpack itself… … onto my ankles, which hurt. … and my girlfriend’s hand, which also hurt. Watched Sin City. Regained my kitchen from the encroaching…

From the middle of December 2010 until January 2011, our old flat’s boiler didn’t work very well. I’ve gone on about the problems with this at length elsewhere, but it culminated in a massive, epic Scott-of-the-antarctic journey in the run…

I bought a new kettle yesterday. There is a tradition that when I get to a new house, the first thing I do when I have the keys is go inside and make a cup of tea. This has happened…