Archive for May, 2005

House Guests

Monday, May 30th, 2005

Rats, Bats, Snakes, and now this: This fellow is about three and a half centimetres long; he fell from the bathroom window and scurried into the corner on Saturday morning as I staggered in there, stark naked, for a piss. Unsettling! This photo was taken **after** I killed him with Mortein Doom.

Up On The Roof

Saturday, May 28th, 2005

What’s that man doing?

More things to do with a Leatherman

Tuesday, May 24th, 2005

This is a wireless router: a gadget that connects computers to a network using radio signals.

Siths and stuff

Monday, May 23rd, 2005

In a massive break with tradition, I’m goin to tell you what I’ve been up to over the weekend:

I vant to be alone

Friday, May 20th, 2005

I must be a cultural difference. When I went for my morning run today I was joined by a small kenyan. I’m not even sure if he was a young one or just very little one. He had shorts and a t-shirt on and he had been walking with the primary school students near my […]

Bloody Vikings

Thursday, May 19th, 2005

As you can see from the recent comments page, is still getting attacked by comment spammers who want to get their web sites to the top of popularity based search engines like Google. When I see them, I delete them, but that is a slow process and because the recent comments page is my […]


Tuesday, May 17th, 2005

This fabulous quilt was made by my fabulous sister Jan who visited me now. It now graces my sofa and brightens up the whole living room. It says “” and has pictures of Kenyan safari animals. Wow! 😎

Malewa River Lodge

Monday, May 16th, 2005

I’ve just come back from Malewa River Lodge, where a bunch of us met to celebrate Christine’s birthday and to absorb a bit of luxury. What a wonderful little place: by far the nicest lodge I’ve seen so far.


Friday, May 13th, 2005

This was the week when some american bloke took over Manchester United, United Airlines decided to default on pension contributiuons and Bush nominates an unpopular conservative to be ambassador to the United Nations. Must be Friday 13th, or something.

Things to do with a Leatherman, #2

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2005

My sister Jan and her husband Steve came to visit and brought me a new toilet seat.