hacks & plans

Here’s the plan. In order to distract you from the fact that there have been no updates to this site in ages, I thought I’d stick this video in the page to keep you busy. It’s a highly efficient folding technique which went round the net a year or so ago, but it’s been given a new lease of life by Google Video.

Google’s service allows me to easily embed the video into my own pages, thus allowing me to distract you from this site’s overall lack of content. If it doesn’t work, it means you’ll have to install Flash to see it, and my cover will have been completely blown. Read on for more cajoling and pathetic excuses…

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Posted: 2006-01-20


new server

Just to let you know that the website and my email may have been behaving strangely over the last few days. I’ve been moving between servers, from a virtual server (where I was sharing a computer with others) to my own server. It’s just a cheap one, but it should be noticably quicker and has an awful lot more disc space.

The upshot of all this is that I may have lost any email sent to me over the last few days. As far as I can tell, I’ve not lost any, but please resend if there is no reply.

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Posted: 2005-10-12


Well, a lot has happened since I last updated the site. I’ve been home a few times, had two weddings to go to and, sadly, a funeral to attend. I’ve also been entirely unemployed, but I’ve been busy enough settling in with Eilidh in our flat in Edinburgh and trying to get some of the NZ work done at home…

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Posted: 2005-05-12


Well, various problems for Air New Zealand have left me 4hrs late. The connecting flights have been held, but I’m now leaving LAX at 6:40pm and getting into Heathrow at 1:05pm on Thursday. My UK mobile is working, but I cannot phone or text out. I guess I’ll have to wait till London before I can phone anyone. Better go get my compensatory free meal. See you soon. Anj

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Posted: 2005-03-24



I’ve been a bit worried, as for the last week flights from Wellington airport have been severely delayed due to foggy conditions. I looked out of my window this morning, and saw banks of fog still clinging low on the hillsides…

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Posted: 2005-03-23


don't panic

Well, thanks for the feedback. After a number of people explained I was being insane, and probably guaranteeing that I’d herniate something, I decided not to bring the bike home. At first the kind folks here offered to sell it for me via that finest of NZ institutions,

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Posted: 2005-03-22



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