Archive for September, 2004

Geek grub —

This morning’s Sunday morning surf introduced me to the delights of Micahel Chu’s Cooking For Engineers, a recipe blog with a different way of presenting recipes. Rather than me explain it, pop over and have a look – there are some lovely looking recipes to drools over, whether you are techical or not.

iTunes aggro —

* A public service announcement for the uninitiated iTunes user (i.e. new iPod owners like me). If your PC* refuses to rip/inport more than one CD in a row, don’t waste hours trying everything under the sun, simply run ‘msconfig’ from Run and then uncheck the “Shwicon2k” item from the list in the Startup tab […]

Tax Free MP3 —

Tax free shopping for SWMBO and sprogs Chocolates Mini Dime bars Bags and bags of Haribo Gouda cheese with cumin Macadamia nuts Cashews Tax free shopping for self iPod Seems fair to me.  So why am I getting the skunk eye?  I mean the kids have shoes on their feet, clothes on their backs and […]

Pricelessware —

The folks over on the alt.comp.freeware newsgroup compile a list each year of the freeware programs that they have voted as the best of the best.  The result is a website that serves as both recognition of the author’s efforts and a handy one stop shop for some truly excellent apps. via Ian.

The Tour comes to town —

The Tour of Britain rolled to a conclusion in London today, with some of the world’s top professionals competing in the 45 mile Stage 5 race around the streets of Westminster. The 30 degree heat did not deter the large crowds who lined the barriers of the 1 mile loop, though the free water handed […]

Furl – Gmail for bookmarks? —

Checking a few backlinks this morning, I stumbled across my blog listed in someone’s Furl archive and headed over to check it out. As I’m in a lazy mood, I’ll let the Furl folks tell what it is all about. Furl is dedicated to making it easy for users to archive, recall, share, and discover […]