September 30, 2024

Symbian STEAM Announced

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Woo! Symbian put up the Symbian OS Team page today, so I can show off my certificate!...

Who Let The (Attack) Dogs Out?

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September 29, 2024

Was It Best For The Future Of My Job?

Personal Thoughts and Messages
Tony Blair at his party conference came out with this line: "Even if you disagree with me, about my policy in Iraq, recognise that I did it because I believe it was best for the future of our country." Which sounds perfectly reasonable. Except if you change those italicised remarks...

September 28, 2024

Teething Tuesdays

Family
oh today's been hard-going! Mairi's been fairly inconsolable for parts of it (but her usual smiley self inbetweentimes) and I've spent a lot of time cuddling her and rubbing her gums.This afternoon when I was in the Early Learning Centre with my mum I felt the sharp bumps where her...

September 26, 2024

Adams 1, Lucas 0

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They didn't fuck it up. No, not the Star Wars box set, that's gone for a Burton, but the new Hitch Hikers Guide To The Galaxy Radio Series (of the book "Life The Universe and Everything). From the very begining, with the propoer announcer, the shrill of "Journey of the...

September 17, 2024

Eilidh and Mairi's Development Check

Family
From Vikki The girls both had development checks today, and Mairi had her first set of immunisations too. Mairi's check went well, the only issue is that she sleeps on her front instead of her back - the health visitor said as long as we keep trying her on her...

September 08, 2024

Lots of New Pics

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From Vikki: I've finally got around to updating the girls' website again - pictures from the last month and from the naming day/birthday party. Could anyone who was there and took pictures email copies of any good ones please - I forgot to take any other than of Mairi in...

September 06, 2024

Creating The Future, Today


The University of Exeter has an Annual Festival of Science. This year, they decided to focus on "The Responsibility of Being a Scientist." Which is fair enough. hey also had a poll running to find teh country's favourite TV Scientist. The winnners? Dr Bunson Honeydew and his assistant, Beaker. (From...

Avast Ye Hearties! 'Ere We Go Again

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Prepare to walk tharrr plank, because 'ere come International Talk Like A Pirate Day 2024! Last year's weas a great success, so you should set sail for the Docks and the Ship's Log Of The Festering Boil to get the low down. And I'm sure there'll be a little surprise...