Monthly Archives: March 2004

Broken phones

Fujitsu seem to have sorted out my ADSL/voice line, but have broken my ISDN line, and their help desk have all gone home so I can’t call them back to fix it. Time to try to persuade BT to sort … Continue reading

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2000 miles

On my way home from work tonight I should pass the 2000 mile barrier since I started recording my mileage in May 2003. Not too bad for a fat lazy bloke really. BT decided it would be a good idea … Continue reading

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Light night

It was great to go out for a two hour ride after work tonight and not have to use lights. Took the cross bike out and did 24 miles in the end, I’ve got plans to add another 6 or … Continue reading

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Save us from bloated emails

As if HTML alone wasn’t enough, now it’s CSS in emails. Time to tweak the procmail scripts to deliver HTML mails to /dev/null

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Housing Admin vs Bath Hospitals

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New toys

The cross bike now has nice shiney new XT cranks, bottom bracket, and rear-mech. Due to a skittles match tonight I’m living dangerously and not testing anything until I get the bike out to ride to work tomorrow. Hopefully everything … Continue reading

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The weather has been exceptionally dull this weekend. Although it’s been mostly dry, it looked like it was about to rain pretty much all weekend. Eventually it cleared enough this afternoon that I dragged myself out on the cross bike … Continue reading

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No show

My package from Chainreaction hasn’t arrived which somewhat thwarts my plan to strip and rebuild the cross bike today. So thanks to the internet I’m consoling myself by listening to Mark and Lards last show on Radio1 from yesterday afternoon.

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How could I let this happen?

There is no beer in the house at all. I’ve had to resort to Pastis instead.

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Just had a call from Chainreaction, the 24/36/48 XT chainset I’d ordered is actually a 26/36/48, which is what I really wanted anyway.

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