Entries from June 2007

Constant Craving

Posted on 23 June 2007 in Life (No comments yet - be the first!)

One of the few reasons I continue to tolerate a lengthy commute to White City every morning, is that it gives me plenty of time to read - something I confess to rarely doing at home.

Feisty Upgrade

Posted on 23 June 2007 in Computers (No comments yet - be the first!)

As anyone who has read these pages before, upgrading Linux since the arrival of my new PC last year, hasn’t always been smooth.

Whoops!

Posted on 11 June 2007 in BBC red button (No comments yet - be the first!)

If you live in Wales or Nothern Ireland and have been wondering why the page number for the 24 Hour weather forecast for those areas didn’t work on Freeview, I can now tell you. It was because of a copy and paste error made when we relaunched the Weather service recently.

Venting Air

Posted on 8 June 2007 in House (No comments yet - be the first!)

About a year ago we had our gas heating serviced. As we had the year before. And as we have since. It’s a twenty odd year old system and I was keen when we moved in to make absolutely sure that it was always in good working order, and that we weren’t suddenly about to die of carbon monoxide poisoning or anything.

Die Bahn, Das Gute

Posted on 4 June 2007 in Internet, Transport (4 comments)

Last night when I was told that one of the best places for European railway timetables online is to pop off to Germany - in the online sense anyway.

The Joys of Train Travel Planning in France

Posted on 3 June 2007 in Internet, Transport (11 comments)

If there’s a greater test of website usability, it’s trying to find out information from a site that’s in a language you don’t speak.

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