February 2007

I learned today that my mother, Lorna Arnold had a fall while walking home from the shops, and broke her hip. She’s at the John Radcliffe in Oxford, where she had surgery yesterday evening. Obviously at the age of 91 this is a fairly serious matter. I’m planning to phone the hospital around 11pm my…

Read More My mother's at the JR in Oxford with a broken hip

A whole week without blogging! Surely not…. Well, I’ve been spending the entire week getting Merry moved from the house in Chestnut Hill to a condo in Brookline Village. Moving house is always exhausting, fragmented, disconnected…. A further complication was that I was offline for several days, and I discovered that the web browser in…

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Here’s The Seattle Times reporting on the celebrations, just a few yards from where I live: The thunderous rat-tat-tat of firecrackers, the smell of gunpowder and the thumping of drums filled the streets of the Chinatown International District on Saturday as throngs flocked to celebrate the Lunar New Year and the beginning of the Year…

Read More Looks like I picked the wrong time to be away from home

Where I’ll be on Tuesday evening: Ignite Seattle! Ignite Seattle is a geek event that combines on-site geekery, sharing, and innovation (and drinking). The next one will be held upstairs at the CHAC on Tuesday, February 13th. The Make Contest will begin at 6:30; the Ask Later talks will begin at 8:30. If you’re in…

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