Monthly Archives: February 2011

On Fire(bird)

I went out for a quick spin before breakfast this morning to christen the Singular Firebird. Despite blue skies when I left it started raining after a few miles which means the Firebird has a 100% success rate in attracting … Continue reading

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Singular Firebird

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The bizzare sleeping habits of cats #4

Inside the box containing the Sulian accounts for the last year.

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Virgin Media installation summary

The new Tivo box is in and up and running, the software seems fairly buggy but that’s one of the downsides of being an early adopter. Hopefully things will improve as more boxes get rolled out. The engineers who turned … Continue reading

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That’s better.

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Place your bets

A Virgin Media engineer is due here between 8 and 12 tomorrow to install my new phone line, broadband, and TV gizmo. What are the odds that after getting up ready for 8, they actually turn up at 12, and … Continue reading

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#10 Casablanca

Never seen this before, but it’ll stop Father nagging if we watch it. One more film to reach the magic 100 as well. 99/250

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A good reason to stick with the Kindle

Macrumors: iBooks 1.2.1 Detects Some Jailbreaks, Disables iBookstore Purchases in Response. Fortunately I use a Kindle and the Kindle app on my iPhone.

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Lesson of the day

Disc brakes are a lot quieter if you tighten the caliper bolts up properly.

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Accidental Long Exposure

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