2003 Archive


So last night around midnight what sounded like a car alarm went off – but it was a continuous noise. It went on for a while and even had me wondering if Du Cane had a fire alarm system we were unaware of! So then again there was a noise and a bit of crashing, […]

new corporate logo

It’s nice to know that AOL Time Warner has got a sense of humour. They have just spent $250,000 on a new corporate logo that looks like it was knocked up using MS Word to make the text ‘Time Warner’ in the Times New Roman font and then made the background blue. Screen grabbed it […]


okay so for the past few months a few of us with Macs in the office have been sharing our music with iTunes. Today Apple announced iTunes for Windows. So our little walled garden is soon to be invaded by the rest of the office. I wonder how long it will be before our IC […]

VeriSign, internet body declare truce

VeriSign and an internet-over-sight body have reached a ‘truce’ after disagreeing over VeriSign’s new service that exploits errors users make when typing web addresses. VeriSign has temporarily halted the service, called SiteFinder, that steers users who type an incorrect address to a VeriSign search engine. This comes after a formal demand from the Internet Corporation […]

orange is the new black

well it is if you see all the redesigns I’ve seen recently and gaydar are the latest to have gone jaffatastic!


I should just go home and go to bed. Today has not started at all well :( I was supposed to be in at 9 this morning and I missed my train at Balham and then again at Clapham Junction and finally arrived later than if I had come in for the time I would […]

Bootle Earthquake

A major earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale has hit Bootle in the early hours of Friday morning Victims were seen wandering around aimlessly muttering “Fuckin Hell” “Bollocks” and where?s me fags. The earthquake decimated the area causing approximately ?35.00 worth of damage, and several priceless collections of memento?s from Blackpool, Llandudno, and Tallaca […]

I’m potentially moving

just waiting on calls from solicitors to say it’s all happened – It all seems a little weird. Still it’s about time I moved on and it’s given me an excuse to get rid of lots of things I no longer need and make a clean break. Still worrying though.

Oh if only we had a gripe sheet too!

Airlines have a thing called a gripe sheet, its where pilots report niggly little problems about the plane when they land it goes to the engineering departent who then fix it and report back. This is some of the ones from Quantas: Pilot: Test flight OK, except auto-land very rough. Service Engineer: Auto-land not installed […]

gay marriages

Well over at Jonathan’s they are celebrating 11 happy years together. Which is sweet. Really heart warming stuff. In the meantime though religion is striking out and John Howard is making a fool of himself again. So basically the catholic church (never known for it’s ‘christian’ compassion) is saying that men and women who are […]

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