Donkey on the Edge

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Digerati

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Absent-mindedly pick up the Nov02 issue of wallpaper that Nicki left on my desk and start to flick…a piece about Stavanger, the town in Norway my gran came from, oh look, an interesting looking ad…it says to go to a web address…mag in left hand keyboard in right, the site pops up…yes, it’s flashturbation but wow, it looks exactly the same as the print ad, mmmm.

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It’s a modern miracle

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Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a ‘server’ and a ‘workstation’? You know, you need to buy a machine and are flicking through those little Dabsdirect catalogues that seem to multiply on you doorstep and you wonder…

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Poppies (Monday isn’t Sunday)

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I had a discussion with my Dad when I was down in Devon a couple of weeks ago. He was questioning why I don’t wear a poppy at this time of year.

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Almond magnums

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dear all, it has been mighty quiet of late on Donkey. If I carry on like this I’ll end up on deadsites.com, a combination of total IT meltdown (no workstation, no powerbook), freakout over building works (my dodgy builder claims he is taking me to court, which should be interesting), and trying to take care of my wee family has meant that the few minutes I can grab at somebody else’s keyboard have had to be spent on work work work (and now, a full-stop—halleluya!).

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Cooked a couple malards

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For tea yesterday. Roasted them whole on a bed of garlic, chilli, parsley and plums. Added liberal quantities of delicious French organic butter, olive oil, salt and pepper.

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OSX

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So I’m sitting at a table at the Welcome Break just up the M1 working on the actionscript Andy sent me last night and I go to paste it back into his file when tarnations, I realise I’ve only pulled the .swf off the server before leaving.

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Interfaith

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Came across the website of an airport’s chapel while searching for airport advertising billboard specs and was amazed by this description. Part of me thinks PC a step too far, while the rest of me is still trying to work out how they do the logistics…

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