Donkey on the Edge

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Awards like it oughta be…

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Watching the BAFTA awards in the background while catching up on some work for Monday am, it always amazes me what good A-List attendance the show gets. The Audience was packed with Hollywood’s finest and it occurred to me that this is what the Oscars ceremony used to be like.

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Getting the war off my chest

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I had meant to post a proper comment re the demonstration as I only had time for the flippant post below on the day. There are hundreds of reasons to worry right now, but the one thing that keeps coming back to me is how Orwellian the whole circus is becoming.

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Fambly

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Well, we’re still all coldy (CLF coughing in the middle of the night via monitor is just sooo pitiful sounding) and Nick and I are still at each other’s throats, but we had lovely day yesterday. We took a long walk (Esther Ranzen shops in the O2 centre Homebase) and had a good chat which felt really good in the end. Hopefully the new office will be sorted soon and out life will get slightly more back to normal.

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From the first day

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I was introduced to the silent operation, brilliant colours, high resolution, piezoelectric ink delivery printing system of Epson’s printers things started to go wrong. Since then things have gotten gradually worse as I spend more and more cash on pointless ink cartridges all the while kicking myself for not buying a laser printer as I listen to yet another ink-gobbling head-clean…

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War

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A day of down-and-dirty muddy protest

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It’s tough being a developer

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Just got a note in the post asking me to register for the 2003 ADC in San José, California. For the first few seconds I actually considered using up some air-miles and spending two days in the sun to catch a glimpse of Steve Jobs in action in the flesh. Then I saw the price…

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iBook

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I forget if I mentioned this already, but those of you using an iBook by accident (as in you really need to be on a Powerbook but tricks of fate etc etc) might want to modify the Open firmware to kill mirroring. Instructions to re-enable the “arrange” tab in the monitors control panel are here

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Catch Me if You Can

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Just got home from seeing the Leonardo vehicle (thank you Grandma Symington for looking after CLF). It’s quite liberating having a ‘date’ with Nicki, I guess that’ll be the second film we’ve seen since the arrival of bairn.

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