The Broadfield branch of the Labour party had its AGM tonight.Â I stood down as Chair – I think two years (or is it three?) is long enough, and now I can concentrate more onÂ Horsham.Â That is the good news. The even better news is that one of our newer, younger members has been […]
Entries from February 29th, 2008
February 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Fresh Blood · Politics
February 28th, 2008 · 7 Comments · Life
Now that’s what I call a decent headline for a local paper!Â Unfortunately its a little over-stated: for a start the the use of a plural is unwarranted as there was only one Dalek.
February 27th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Life
A small victory, but something to build on. We went along to quiz night at the Broadbridge Heath village hall and came equal first.
February 24th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Technology
I do not normally bother to read computer magazines. Take away all the adverts and the reviews of things I am not interested in and not a lot remains. But I used to read them in the 80s and this week I bought the Personal Computer World 30-year anniversary edition for a bit of a […]
February 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Robbed · Work
The IT department fielded a team at theÂ company quiz night tonight, and was robbed!Â Actually we only managed to scrape together two thirds of a team so we had given everybody else a bit of a head start anyway.
February 21st, 2008 · 6 Comments · Work
Well I am not moving to France.Â There was a slight possibility of an opportunity at work that came totally out of the blue and I pursued it, but ultimately it came to nothing.
February 20th, 2008 · Comments Off on Begrudging praise for Virgin Media · Technology
If it was not good that Virgin Media’s e-mail telling me how they were going to increase my bandwidth for free came after several days of no e-mail, it was even worse that a day or two later we had no connection at all.
February 20th, 2008 · 8 Comments · Technology
According to this story: (which refers to this earlier story) There is growing evidence that acupuncture can greatly increase a woman’s chance of becoming pregnant I am more than a bit sceptical about claims for medical treatment based on theories like “the body’s major organs use energy pathways to communicate and that malaise occurs whenever […]
February 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Technology
I was very surprised today when I got to work and realised I had left my mobile phone at home and then found myself feeling that something was missing all day.Â The truth is that I use it like a sort of pocket watch more than I ever use it as a phone, which is […]