Ever since I got back from the MySQL Users Conference in California I’ve been wondering how soon I could convince work to send me on another one. It seems every second post in my blogroll is about some conference or another. And it’s not just the cool conferences like JavaOne, either. I find myself reading
Man, I just keep surprising myself: ——– Original Message ——– Subject: MSc CS project prize Date: Fri, 04 May 2007 11:59:01 +0100 From: Szabolcs Gentlemen, As you may know, each year we choose the best MSc CS project. This year, your projects were shortlisted. Well done to all of you and congratulations to David for
After five years, I have decided to consign the old site design to the archives and move frogcake.net over to WordPress. The old site worked ok but it wasn’t the easiest to update with new articles or pictures and until yesterday the RSS feed was updated manually by hand! It was as I was incorporating
Andrew’s been blogging about service lately and it made me think of an experience I had recently. My BT line is rubbish so I thought I would try cable. NTL had a deal where I could get broadband and a phone for £25 a month so I thought I would give them a go. My
Yesterday was my graduation ceremony for my MSc in Computer Science. I got to wear a funny hat and there are pictures in the gallery. There are also pictures from the CCO recording and our trip to Paris with my mum and dad.
The waiting is finally over. I slept in this morning as I needed to recover from an all-nighter working at the colo on Thursday night and as I stumbled to the shower I saw the envelope from Birkbeck lying on the floor. After reading the first paragraph I did a little jump. Here is what
Kathryn got me a great present for my thirtieth birthday; tickets to the British Formula One Grand Prix. This was brilliantly timed for the week after my exams so Andrew and I took Friday off and spent three days at Silverstone It was a fantastic weekend. We had great tickets in the Club Silverstone grand
Now that I have an iPod I have been getting into podcasting. Of course you don’t have to have an iPod to listen to podcasts but iTunes makes it all so easy. If only there was a linux version… Anyway a couple of my favourite podcasts are the Ricky Gervais Show – pant-wettingly funny –
Mat and Petrea had their second wedding in Derby a couple of weeks ago. There are pictures in the gallery.
Our lovely dog Rosie died peacefully at the farm on Friday night. She had lived a happy life, her time split between the farm at Bordertown and home at Coromandel Valley. I remember when I first met her and her brother, Bluey. They were two little brown balls of fur. I don’t think the plan