Monthly Archives: March 2005

Clinton Blogs!

I discovered today that Bill Clinton is also blogging. Naturally, his blog is in a different universe to mine, and all the better for it. Surprisingly, for a politician, he doesn’t seem to pull any punches, take for example this … Continue reading

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At the Back of My Mind…

…is the realisation that I live in a manmade environment. The area where I live is almost the lowest point of the Netherlands – at least 6 metres below sea-level. One of these days, something is going to happen. Will … Continue reading

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Wildlife in Reeuwijk

Another of life’s simple pleasures is the ability to get on my bicycle and cycle to Reeuwijk – a 15 minute journey. There you can guarantee to see a variety of wildlife. Today, for example, I saw at least ten … Continue reading

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One Born Every Minute

Someone is threatening to eat his pet rabbit unless he receives $50,000 in donations by 30th June. Amazingly, he (it’s bound to be a he – a woman would be much more subtle!) has already received nearly $20,000 in donations … Continue reading

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Life’s Simple Pleasures

One of life’s simple pleasures is sitting at the table at breakfast with a cup of coffee and watching the birds through the window…

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Send In The Language Police

Lisa Stone over at Surfette burbles: "I’m talking about a conference that enables women bloggers to tesseract to proactive social and intellectual networking with each other". What on earth does that sentence even mean? Tesseract ain’t a verb, it’s a … Continue reading

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History of Mobile Computers

Another entry for us computer nuts… Mobile PC Magazine has an interesting article covering the history of mobile computers. It’s clear from the article that, particularly¬†in the early days, the meanings of the words¬†"mobile" and "portable" were often stretched almost … Continue reading

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