Archive for January, 2006

Stolen car keys

Friday, January 27th, 2006

Will this week ever end? I felt well enough this afternoon to go for a swim at the beach and I left my car keys, wrapped in a light blue microfibre towel, on the beach. When I came back, they were gone. It's the first time something of mine has ...

Journal of the Plague Year

Friday, January 27th, 2006

Too damn sick and sore to get up. Wish my nose would stop running. I hate feeling like this. It's a beautiful, hot, sunny day outside. I want to be out and about. I'm reading Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe. Though it was written in 1664, it only ...

A Cold in Summer

Friday, January 27th, 2006

I've got a lousy cold. Went to bed at 6pm Wednesday night and was too sick to get out of bed yesterday, which was a pity because it was Australia Day. Watched the fireworks from bed. Still feeling crook today. I'm supposed to go out for lunch with the Bennetts ...

Last year

Thursday, January 19th, 2006

This time last year my father was sitting in intensive care, waiting to have a carotid artery unblocked. He was told to lose weight, but hasn't managed it.

Bad Apple!

Friday, January 13th, 2006

Just discovered that the new version of iTunes, 6.0.2, contains spyware. The new MiniStore talks to a server and tells it what you're playing on iTunes so it can suggest a similar track you'd like to buy. I'm disgusted. I don't want anyone poking their noses into what I ...

About time…Garmin goes Mac

Friday, January 13th, 2006

From Garmin: Garmin Announces GPS Product Support for Mac OS X MACWORLD EXPO, SAN FRANCISCO/January 10, 2006/PR Newswire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), today announced that it will immediately begin to make its line of GPS and mobile electronics devices compatible with Mac OS X version ...

One of the top geocachers

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

I'm one of the top geocachers this year, with 77 finds!