I finally got around to switching to a new mobile phone and decided to try a Windows Pocket PC phone instead of the more traditional style. It works pretty well most of the time, but it has crashed once already in the couple of weeks that I’ve had it.
I’m completely out of my old mobile contract now, any tariff change will result in a contract renewal for 12 or 18 months, and my ‘would-likes’ have changed so the time has come to investigate changing mobile phone providers. I’ve been fairly happy with Orange for the last year and a bit, with the exception… Continue reading Time to change mobile phones
Over the last month we’ve been working on Lori’s new website and it’s all starting to look pretty good. Go and check it out for yourself at www.loriamor.co.uk
Firebox.com is a site full of really cool gadgets and toys, and just in time for Christmas shopping is an offer from Punch A Celeb for a free 5 pound firebox.com voucher.
Harry had a Triop World kit for his birthday. Being the geeks that we are, we decided to setup a webcam next to the tank and capture images every minute or so. On Sunday we added the water and half the pack of eggs and plant waste as instructed. By Monday evening there were quite… Continue reading Here be monsters!
Having finished Nightlord a while back, I’ve since read Andy McNab’s latest – Aggressor. Another story continuing the adventures of Nick Stone, this time set in America, Australia and Eastern Europe. As always, Andy McNab has delivered something well worth reading, it’s one page after another of tense moments and plenty of action. I finished… Continue reading Reading: Aggressor by Andy McNab and The Twelfth Card by Jeffery Deaver
On Saturday, we went to the beach at Hunstanton, Norfolk. It was a nice day and the kids enjoyed playing on the sand. When we arrived, the beach was almost deserted apart from a few people sat on the steps leading down to the sand and a few others walking along the edge of the… Continue reading Day trip to Hunstanton
As promised, here are some pictures from the maize maze last weekend. This is the way in.. there are sunflowers all around the edge of the maze so if you can see them, you know you’re heading towards the edge of the maze. The maize itself is about 6-7ft high, and the sunflowers were generally… Continue reading Maize maze pictures
Caught a brief snippet of this on GeekBrief.TV #0055 but I’ve just found the source of the original video. Go and watch the full video at http://www.ted.com/tedtalks/tedtalksplayer.cfm?key=j_han I wonder how long it’ll be before this kind of interface is available to everyone.
This weekend we went to visit my parents for a couple of days. It was Geordan’s birthday so we did something different and went to see the maize maze in Whitminster designed by Adrian Fisher. It’s a great afternoon out for the kids and it takes about an hour and a half to go around… Continue reading Maize maze – Whitminster