cafe karalis Enrico over at Cafe Karalis contacted me through my site and asked if he could send me some coffee. I was mid-way through my decaf phase, so I opted to wait a month. It showed up yesterday, so I tried it this morning. The vacuum sealed can opens with a satisfying hiss of […]
It’s on… My city to surf bib showed up in the mail: it’s more of an a4 sticker than a bib… Less than two weeks to go.
Geek tips: Advancing in the Bash Shell – becoming a command-line guru.
I’ve already used this one for dinner conversation: Outsourcing the Picket Line; unions hiring non-union workers to protest other non-union workers.
Eight tips for how money CAN buy you happiness
[blurb] The iPhone – it does everything, but – Will It Blend?. Kind of painful to watch.
That’s a lot of checkboxes to uncheck… how many newsletters can there be?
Movie: Amazing Grace The story of William Wilberforce; the man who was largely responsible for the abolition of slavery in 19th Century England. It’s a good – more than watchable – but not a great movie, and it distills Wilberforce’s life down – if anything, he worked even harder than was portrayed in the film. […]
Greek, chapter 15: the passive and voices The second week back to Greek, and there’s already a sense of foreboding. It looks like the last half-dozen chapters of the textbook are going to be tough. I’ve had the vocab CD on fairly high rotation in the car, and still a few words escape me: not […]
Book: Affluenza: When Too Much is Never Enough A book written by a couple of Australian researchers discussing the change in focus for “the great Australian dream”. Though Australians are three times richer (on average) than we were in the 1950’s, most of us feel that we don’t have enough money for basic needs. A […]