Archive for March, 2004

Laughing at my own jokes

Monday, March 22nd, 2004

Continuing from the last entry, on the subject of teaching, someone wrote this to me in an email: Oh, and you could ask them leading questions! Doesn’t matter if you answer them yourself, because you’d have made your kids start to think. Nevermind if students think you’re just answering your own questions. I find questions […]


Friday, March 19th, 2004

This is my birthday e-card from Monkeyboy: I’m still laughing, thank you so much! 😛

Hakuna Matatu

Thursday, March 18th, 2004

I’ve been promising this for two days now, so here it comes.

Post haste

Wednesday, March 17th, 2004

Just back from my trip to Nairobi. I have an exciting large brown envelope labled “birhday present” that I have not yet opened! Here’s the story:


Tuesday, March 16th, 2004

So, you wanna know what happened on my birthday? …

Liquid Crystal Displays

Tuesday, March 16th, 2004

Someone asked me to talk about how computer monitors work on thursday morning. I know how Cathode Ray Tubes work and didnt have to research much to clue up on the differences between TVs and monitors. But I felt like addressing the subject of flat screens too, since I have the internet at my disposal. […]

I’m back

Tuesday, March 16th, 2004

Yeah, we back! Not having either blog or email server right over my birthday weekend was good practise in acceptance and patience for me. And even as it was I texted Prof Mungbean and asked him to call the Phreaki Boi in CA who runs my server to see what is wrong. I still dont […]

Stroll on

Thursday, March 11th, 2004

Thursday morning is definitely the time to be in the lab; there are very few students about and, consequently, the load on the satelite is lower. This morning I have managed uploaded a 10Mb Movie (.AVI) of the girls doing the Charleston stroll yesterday! Charleston Stroll on You Tube They made a great job of […]

My House

Tuesday, March 9th, 2004

Here is a picture of my house. In the first week I was here, a lot of people asked me what my house is like. Here are some photos.

Mwalimu wazimu

Monday, March 8th, 2004

Teaching makes me high. I just had another classroom Javascript lesson. I hope the ladies get some of my enthusiasm, because Im pumped wiht adrenaline now. Its hard work with them, they dont like to answer questions yet. They would prefer to sit and stare at someone’s back to avoid my eye contact, even after […]