Monthly Archives: September 2008

Dahab, Egypt – Day3

Otherphil and I made it to Dahab on Saturday night and a driver from our hotel met us at Sharm El Sheik. A friendly chap by the name of Ossama with a wife and a son many miles away in … Continue reading

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Today London, Saturday Dahab!

Only one more day to go until Otherphil and I got to Dahab. Woo-hoo! Time at work oozes past like chilled treacle. I just have to hope the air-traffic control systems are back online again and the backlog of flights … Continue reading

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Model boat

Some time ago, I promised technomist that I would post a photo of the model boat my son designed and we both made. That was back in this post [here]. Well, here is the photo. The boat is a rather … Continue reading

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Immunity? No chance!

Otherphil and I fly off to Egypt on Saturday to do some windsurfing! I’ve just had my jabs but there wasn’t an option to get vaccinated against kidnapping! http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/7631360.stm Damn, it’ll be good to get a few days of consecutive … Continue reading

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Puzzle for IT geeks

If you’re in I.T., you’ll be familiar with daft ideas that senior management come up with. I’m still puzzling this one over: 1) Company A decides to reduce exposure to SPOF (Single Point of Failure) by doubling up on servers … Continue reading

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Work hard, play hard

The weekend of the 5th/6th of September proved to be a good one! Two significant events contributed to the overall success. First, there was the work on Saturday to install shiny new technology at work and second, I got to … Continue reading

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Sheer terror!

Now this IS a funny photo! I really did not expect the drop on Dragon River to be SOOO…high.

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