Monthly Archives: October 2008

So you think you’ve had a bad day?

Check this out… http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7693386.stm …and compare it with your ‘bad day’. Advertisements

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Really annoying networking sites…

Otherphil, If you get an email from “Plaxo” claiming that I use Plaxo to stay connected to friends etc., don’t believe it. I signed on out of courtesy to one person and I’m regretting I ever did. I’m already on … Continue reading

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Spare a thought…

Once again, California is going up in smoke. It seems hardly credible that there can be anything combustible left there. I can only assume that the states propensity to burn is down to the vigour with which the local inhabitants … Continue reading

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Money under the mattress

Going to see my pensions adviser today. In the wake of the recent and potentially, ongoing financial crisis, perhaps I really ought to put my hands over my ears and say (loudly) “LA-LA-LA-LA-LA-LA!” We’re gambling with our stress-levels in old … Continue reading

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Bank Bail-Out is Bonkers

I’m glad to see I’m not the only person who is deeply sceptical about the plan to bail out the banks from their current predicament. Read this -> http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/business/banks-to-lend-you-your-own-money-200810081308/ I know that we’re all going to suffer if the banks … Continue reading

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Back from holiday

What a contrast it was, coming back from the parched deserts of Egypt into the torrential downpour at Gatwick airport! Nice. Big thanks to my friend Otherphil for going with me to Dahab and putting up with my snoring. Thanks … Continue reading

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Dahab – Day 7

Game over. Otherphil and I head off for Blighty this afternoon. I’ve just got back from a session on the water with a 6.9m sail which is the largest sail I think I’ve ever used. Yesterday was fantastic wind except … Continue reading

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