iPhone Heaven

, posted: 24-Oct-2008 22:38

It's been a while.
We had the builders in and were decorating etc - what can I say? I'm lazy..!
Geek-wise, life has developed a bit.
I now have a Drobo unit hooked up to my Mac, running two 1Tb drives. It's very good and I like it a lot. Getting it set up took a few days of minor issu (read the entire post)...



WRC Repco NZ Rally

, posted: 2-Sep-2008 17:08

Well, back safely - what a drive! Over 7 hours each way with no one to share the load.
On European motorways that would be fine (just tedious!) - set the cruise control at 100 miles an hour and listen to CD's as you waft along a 6 lane glass-smooth motorway obligingly built with regular rest ar (read the entire post)...



Spring is sprung!

, posted: 27-Aug-2008 12:56

Well, it's been a while Dear Reader.
No reason I can think of - just other stuff to do. Spring is creeping up on us. Our orchard is full of blossom and new leaves on the apples, pears, peaches and almonds. Always a joyous sight.
Sadly, the weather is still wet and windy - although we had t (read the entire post)...

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So it goes on...

, posted: 25-Jul-2008 23:37

The saga of the Mobile Me debacle continues.
Now over 7 days since my wife had access to her mail. I would imagine that Apple could have totally replaced any servers affected many times over within seven days. The average corporate IT dept can fix things in 24 hrs - I am sure the problem is big (read the entire post)...



Mobile Me - Or is it?

, posted: 23-Jul-2008 12:07

Mobile Me - good in practice, not so sure about the execution.
My wife has been without email for 3 days now, missing out on business-critical communications. No useful explanation has been provided by Apple, Support is virtually impossible to contact and to claim that only 1% of users are affe (read the entire post)...

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St Swithin

, posted: 22-Jul-2008 11:46

OK. It has been raining for at least 40 days and 40 nights now - I'm sure of it!
I walked the dog up through the olive grove earlier and there is standing water on the ground and yet only a few months ago we were in drought restrictions. The weather seems to have become quite a thing of extreme (read the entire post)...

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What On Earth Does One Write?

, posted: 17-Jul-2008 12:00

Blogs.
I have always been a bit averse to these things; I mean, why would anyone want to read the rambling rants of a GOM? (That's Grumpy Old Man). I am not sure that my ego is big enough to let me think that anyone would be even remotely interested, to be honest!
OK, not so old - 40 - but (read the entire post)...



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