Minor gripe

Well actually no it’s fairly major.
I love Mac OS X. I love the fact you can hide stuff with Apple H in every application and get back to a nice tidy clutter free desktop.
Oh no wait hold on. Let’s see. Why not make one piece of software ignore that and use Aplle H to do something else instead. Gah! and again I say Gah.
I hate Meeting Maker. Every day without fail I end up with some stupid pick group dialog because they decided to be different.

Only in america

Kathleen Robertson of Austin, Texas, was awarded $780,000 by a jury of her peers after breaking her ankle tripping over a toddler who was running inside a furniture store. The owners of the store were understandably surprised at the verdict, considering the misbehaving little toddler was Ms. Robertson’s son.

This is one of a selection Jonathan has kindly posted from the Stella Awards.


I’ve just come back from a leaving lunch. One of my colleagues has grasped the bull by the horns and is moving to Italy. Although for him the future is all bright and breezy. For the rest of us work will continue on.
Luke eloquently puts into words how others just feel about friends leaving for foreign climes. We feel with you mate. We were sad when you left London for your return to Oz. We knew you would have a great time when you returned and all but for us it was same old same old.
I’ve had a fair few friends leave recently. Many for places they are unlikely to return from. I was the one leaving (albeit from only 3 weeks holiday) last time and yet the goodbyes at the airport where strained with emotions bubbling under the surface.
I think the sooner they make personal transporters the better. Then we could still meet up for beers that odd wednesday night for old times sake.