Monthly Archives: November 2002

Following on from Steve Peat

Following on from Steve Peat signing to Orange for three years, he’s also signed up with Progressive Suspension (in association with TF Tuned Shox) for 2003 to use the 5th Element shock.

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I had a nice letter

I had a nice letter from a bank today. I maintain bank accounts for a local association, and we have two accounts with this bank. The letter states that they are pleased to inform me that as of 30th Dec, … Continue reading

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Had a letter from Sainsbury’s

Had a letter from Sainsbury’s today thanking me for registering my Nectar card. They thoughtfully informed me that it was not too late to transfer the points from my old Rewards card as I could transfer them until 16th November. … Continue reading

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Remote Control

I bought a second-hand Philips Pronto RU940 programmable remote control this week. It arrived rather early this morning, and once my hangover had cleared enough for me to think straight, I spent a good few hours customising it. Currently it … Continue reading

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On a cycling front, Steve

On a cycling front, Steve Peat (current DH World Cup Champion) has apparently signed with Orange for another three years. Nice one Steve. It’s good to hear Elvis Costello making an appearance on TV trailers. Complicated Shadows is being used … Continue reading

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A quiet day today. Went

A quiet day today. Went to work early (7am) to sort out the eSMTP migration of our mailservers. That all went very smoothly. Fettled things for the rest of the day then headed home. Once home I eventually tracked down … Continue reading

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Went on a booze-cruise to

Went on a booze-cruise to France yesterday. Everything was going very well. We arrived just in time to get on the Ferry, sailed across smoothly, headed down towards Boulogne and filled a trolley each at the first hypermarket (E Leclerc … Continue reading

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A few suggestions

If you are all bunged up and full of snot, haven’t ridden a bike properly for ages, and have a hangover, try not to do the following. decide to ride to work for a change. when it’s a bit cold … Continue reading

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Well, my new Mission M74

Well, my new Mission M74 speakers arrived yesterday. Wow! They sound fantastic. The only downside is I hurt my back carrying them (they are heavy). Firefighters will be going on strike in 5 hours and 40 odd minutes. They turned … Continue reading

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Apparently, firefighters will officially be

Apparently, firefighters will officially be going on strike from Wednesday. This is because they have rejected a pay offer of 11% over two years, instead of the 40% they wanted. 11%!! Lucky bastards! Thats about twice what I’ll get over … Continue reading

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