Can You Hear Me Now?

Here is your good news story for the day... I think... sort of. An 80 year old man continually called his wife's mobile phone after her death in 2005 so that he could hear her voice. However, after a system upgrade by Verizon, the voice mail message was lost. Charles…

technology, death, backups, customer service

The One and Only

Amongst the farce that was the Heathrow Terminal 5 opening there is a story about a dance musician that lost his laptop. Calvin Harris was returning from America when his laptop bag went missing. What makes this especially troublesome for Calvin is that said laptop contains the only copy of…

technology, common sense, debate

Robin Hood

I wont go on a typical scatter gun rant like I can often do. I'll just take a quote from Heather Mills 'victory' speech and poke some gaping holes in her rhetoric. I would also like to note I have no concern with either parties perceived personalities as I presume…

debate, money, law

Cunning Racists

I tried to approach this post in a way that wasn't sarcastic and full of vitriol but I just couldn't do it. It has come to light today that the only people that are allowed to do bad things on TV are Middle Class Caucasians. It is utterly offensive and…

racism, TV, Basil Brush, debate

Malta: Whole Lotta Churches.

Apparently there are 365 churches and chapels on the tiny Island of Malta. I'd like to quote some kind of churches per square foot statistic but I couldn't source the required info... the geek in me is upset. Here are some pictures I snapped of St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta…

travel, architecture, malta

The George Cross Island

Just look at this place. I am, it has to be said, rather looking forward to my upcoming holiday. 8 nights in Malta in the middle of the Mediterranean. If on the off chance any one reads this who has been, let me know how you found it. I'll finally…

travel, holiday, malta