Fun, fun, fun

You know, its odd how sometimes everything around you decides to give you a hefty boot in the spuds at once. In the last week, the following gathering of bad luck has struck Castle Bacon: My Nan died (but thanks for the lovely emails and thoughts folks) I bust my...

Farewell

Yesterday my Nan passed away. She had been suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease for the last five or so years, and early evening yesterday, the final stage of the disease kicked in and she left us. Its a sad time for everyone, and my thoughts are with my Grandad...

Ugh

Well, after seemingly avoiding the cold that has been jumping from nostril to nostril, it seems I have finally been kicked in the spuds by it. I woke up today, disorientated, nose dripping, throat sore and feeling generally miserable. The only consolation for this...

Google Schmoogle

DVB cards Off work today on holiday, so I spent a little time fiddling with my MythTV box. I have a Nova-T DVB card that has been lying around waiting to go into the box, so today I cracked it open, installed it and luckily Breezy managed to find the card straight...

Speaking

Added a new date to the Events diary. This one is at Manchester Linux User Group on Sat 21st January 2006. This will be my new advocacy talk, now titled On the Front Line: Convincing People the Inconvincible. I have also added a Speaking Frequently Asked Questions...