Entries from December 2003

Double Maxim

Posted on 28 December 2003 in Beer (No comments yet - be the first!)

I last supped Double Maxim not long after the Vaux brewery closed in 1999. Well until last night anyway. And it’s good to have it back!

Computerised Mayhem

Posted on 23 December 2003 in Computers (No comments yet - be the first!)

Computers are wonderful things. Until they go wrong.

First Class!

Posted on 20 December 2003 in Transport (No comments yet - be the first!)

When it comes to long distance travel, I always prefer the train - and nothing beats the comfort of first class.

More Anatomy of Search Results

Posted on 19 December 2003 in Internet (No comments yet - be the first!)

The searches are getting wierder and wierder. What is a Bods to do, apart from shove them on a webpage!

Always Backup Regularly

Posted on 16 December 2003 in Computers (No comments yet - be the first!)

A tale of woe.

Red Lion wins another award

Posted on 14 December 2003 in Pubs (No comments yet - be the first!)

it’s been about a fortnight since we last went to our local - the Red Lion in Ealing - and in our absence, it’s won another award!

Notting Hill Pubs

Posted on 14 December 2003 in Pubs (No comments yet - be the first!)

A post-work drinking session in Notting Hill revealed some interesting pubs amidst the expensive houses and Hugh Grant lookalikes.

Anatomy of Search Results

Posted on 13 December 2003 in Internet (No comments yet - be the first!)

Every week I get a sample of the searches made via the Bods Central search engine, sent to me in an email.

Oystercards and Routemaster Buses

Posted on 11 December 2003 in London, Transport (1 comment)

Anyone in London can’t have missed Oystercards - the new smart card travel ticket from Transport for London. But how do you use them on London’s open-backed Routemaster buses?

Freeserve Letter Thoughts

Posted on 10 December 2003 in Internet (No comments yet - be the first!)

Some thoughts about my letter to Freeserve.

A Letter To Freeserve

Posted on 10 December 2003 in Internet (2 comments)

A copy of a letter sent to Freeserve today.

The Swirling Mists of Time

Posted on 4 December 2003 in Internet, Web Development (No comments yet - be the first!)

It was roundabout this time in 1996 that I started work on my first website.

Guardian Limited

Posted on 3 December 2003 in Internet (No comments yet - be the first!)

The Guardian are doing a beta test for their new ‘digital editions’ If you’ve never heard of them, they’re taking print paradigms and trying to apply them to the web (shudder).

Fire! Fire!

Posted on 3 December 2003 in Work (No comments yet - be the first!)

Fire! Fire! Just a quick example of my skill of shouting that there is a fire, for today I became a fire warden.

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