Photo Dropper

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

I shall illustrate my posts uncontrollably from now on! I've just installed Photo Dropper, a Wordpress plugin that searches Flickr for any keyword, and offers a range of Creative Commons licensed photos I can use with just a click. They even offer a range of sizes. I've used every size ...

Alphasmart Neo

Monday, October 15th, 2007

I've been researching a device I can take everywhere for writing. My handwriting is too slow and messy for a notebook. I can type at over 70 words a minute, so why waste time with a pen and paper? But a laptop doesn't cut it. They ...

Online at last

Thursday, April 13th, 2006

My e-mail is downloading. And downloading, and downloading...I must have 200 new e-mails by now. I finally managed to get wireless internet for my laptop - at a Starbucks for 5 pounds an hour or 45 pounds a month. London doesn't seem to have wireless ISPs, like Unwired in Sydney. ...

You’ve won!

Saturday, November 26th, 2005

From NaNoWriMo.org: Dear Novelist, You did it. Despite everything else going on in your busy life, you managed to pull off the creative coup of writing a 50,000-word novel in just one month. When the going got tough, you got typing, and in four weeks, you built vast worlds and set them in motion. ...

2048/2048 ADSL getting cheaper

Tuesday, March 8th, 2005

You can now get 2048/2048 ADSL with a static IP for $119.95 a month. A few months ago, speeds like that were nearly $300. Of course, it's a bit of a rip off, with 1 prepaid gig and $100 per extra gig but it's on the right track. If I want ...

Ahhhh

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2004

I'm in the garden, using my laptop with wireless internet connection, as a warm red sun sinks below the horizon. Ahhh, this is the life! :-)