you are deeppink#FF1493 Your dominant hues are red and magenta. You love doing your own thing and going on your own adventures, but there are close friends you know you just can’t leave behind. You can influence others on days when you’re patient, but most times you just want to go out, have fun, and…Read More My colour….
For those of you that had asked, the Buses page is now populated. See the navigation link to the right. Please post any suggestions, requests, etc. as comments to this blog entry. Enjoy…Read More Buses page now up
As my son Chris asked in his blog, what would you like to see in 2004? If you were a professional soothsayer (no shortage of those!), what predictions about 2004 would you like to become true? I’ll start with three: (1) In spite of rampant paranoia, there are no 9/11 scale terrorist acts during the…Read More What would you like to see in 2004?
Tim Berners-Lee gets a knighthood in the New Years Honours list. Well deserved, Tim.Read More TBL gets a K
Americans who learn that I’m from England often make some joke about the weather, usually something to do with rain. Now in my 20+ years in the USA I’ve experienced all kinds of rainstorms, including a memorable hailstorm while at a trade show in Atlanta which dumped inches of hail in a matter of minutes…Read More The true meaning of rain….
I was doing a little egogoogling (Googling for my name) and came across an unexpected reference that took me back 40 years in a trice…. Yes, it’s the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, which I attended from 1963 to 1968. This makes me an Old Wycombiensian or something like that….Read More Oh yes, THAT was the place
“Now we know that no other president of the United States has ever lied so baldly and so often and so demonstrably … The presumption now has to be that he’s lying any time that he’s saying anything.” (Ray McGovern, a former CIA analyst and friend of Bush’s father, quoted by John Pilger in the…Read More Quotation of the day
I’m 53, and a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, where I’ve worked since 1985. You can find a bit about me here. I’m married to Merry and we have two kids, both of whom flew the coop years ago. Chris lives in Seattle; Kate is married to a really nice guy called Mark and they…Read More A bit about me
So we’re headed off to Carmel Valley in a couple of days, and this breaks loose. I called ahead: they felt nothing. I’d like to feel a “safe” earthquake sometime. I’ve been around during a mild one (just enough to set a bowl of water rippling), but I’ve never felt the earth move in a…Read More Shakin' all over
I first put up a personal web a few years ago. I authored it in MS FrontPage, developed the navigation, populated it… and then nothing. Or not very much. Maintenance became a chore, the site was cramped (only 8MB), I could only update it from my home PC, which was useless (I spend a lot…Read More Why a blog?