Let me fill you in on what happened over the weekend, in order.I got up early on Saturday morning for my first kickboxing class for a while (actually the second, but I had to work last week). I enjoy kickboxing and it is a great workout. When I first started it was a shock to my un-exercised system and I ...more»
We have seven mango trees in our yard, and last summer one of them produced about 40 mangoes, none of the other trees produced fruit. The mangoes were delicious, and as they were ripened on the tree they were sweeter than store-bought mangoes. The bats certainly seemed to like them :)It is Spring again and the trees have finished flowering, ...more»
By land or sea from the town to-night,Restrain his Fury, than provoke his Speed
Sometimes, spam is awesome. ...more»
A post in progress...
I am currently in the process of setting up systems to provide more accurate and widespread monitoring of the infrastructure at both home and work. Generally I set these things up at home first, and then implement them at work.
I have previously written about mrtg, but I am now using/experimenting with the following:
I have to say that ...more»
My recent posts concerning the Netherlands have prompted Bea into action, and on Friday I received a parcel in the mail, containing treats and presents.
The treats were Chocolade Kruid Noten mix and Gevulde Speculaas. The kruid noten are chocolate covered spiced biscuits which remind me of a Mint Slice without the mint. They are quite nice to eat. Speculaas is ...more»
I was recently quite pleased to achieve the superhuman feat of getting 0.03 seconds on a stopwatch. This was very difficult, and took many attempts. I wasn't wasting time - there was a long SQL script running and I was “timing” it. I took a photo and posted it in this blog.
This week I was contacted by Mark at greenbeetle, ...more»
I have written a few posts lately that have caused quite a stir, which was not my intention. For the record, I am 100% committed to moving to the Netherlands in March and I am very excited and looking forward to this time. I try to speak Dutch around the house as much as I can, although Kirsten frequently laughs ...more»