Monthly Archives: February 2006

Up, up and away…

I love travelling and especially flying. Although it’s a pain to spend so much time travelling the short distance from the airport entrance to the departure gate and onto the plane (in fact longer than the flight itself), it’s still … Continue reading

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Flying business

Unfortunately there were not enough cattle class tickets so I was forced to fly business class to Lisbon (no such luck on the way back, though). I love business class – as you would – but company policy is that … Continue reading

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If there was only one CD you could keep…

mine would be “Celebrity Skin” by Hole. There is no other album I’m happy to listen over and over again, and it has held this postion for a few years now. I have little idea why – it’s not as … Continue reading

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eBay nightmare of my own making

Today I decided to sit down and unravel a tale of woe over one of my auctions and found it was an even bigger mess than I thought. Way back in November, I managed to sell a book at the … Continue reading

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L’eBay

It’s always nice to see where an eBay sale is destined, especially when it is somewhere far from home. If you’re ever staying at this B&B near Limoges: ask if you can borrow their PlayStation 🙂

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Ha, Mice make no more plans!

The mouse that invaded our house this week has finally met his match. We thought he had disappeared voluntarily but Sue’s Juiced session was interrupted by a lightning-fast black flash out of the corner of her eye. After a lot … Continue reading

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We counted them in and we counted them out again

A regular fixture for me, the Reading University Student Union (RUSU) election count was tonight and I had the prestigious role of counting bits of paper. The power in my hands … to control the future of the student body … Continue reading

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Pretty!

Just found out I’ve won a Starck-designed Optical Mouse in an internal competition at work. Thanks very much, Emma! Comes in a shiny plastic display box which it seems a real shame to open up but I want to see … Continue reading

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First Target Reached

Celebrations – body weight down to sub-15 stone so that’s about 7-8 pounds lost and kept off for a month now. Next target will be to get under the 200 lbs mark (14 stone 4 lbs).

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Reassemble and …. switch ON!!!

I was a bit concerned that hacking and sawing away at the motherboard had wrecked it at the sub-atomic level so it was with trepidation that I went shopping at PC World for a video card to test out my … Continue reading

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