Archive for May, 2007


Sunday, May 27th, 2007

Hey, look what I did this weekend!

Two documentaries, one life, one planet

Friday, May 25th, 2007

This has been a week of documentaries for me. I watched The Corporation, which I have been meaning to see for ages and then this evening, because I could, and instead of going dancing, I watched An Inconvenient Truth, I’m still crying.

Told you so!

Monday, May 14th, 2007

It was the bloody caterpillars! Recently I had a nasty rash followed by a fever, coughing and breathing problems, all of which I attributed to some caterpillars whom I’d met at at the Crep Swing Festival. Some people laughed, some even satirised; Nic’s mum painted this:

Ram Upgrade

Monday, May 7th, 2007

I just upgraded the RAM in my laptop. I had to trawl the web to find some instructions; there weren’t any in the manual. So for anyone else out there who has a Medion Akoya LS, SIM 2010 or the equivalent MSI Megabook S260 or any of its derivatives, here is how I did it. […]

Out of the box

Friday, May 4th, 2007

How cool is this: I just bought a new webcam, from the second-hand shop near my home, on the way home from work. Brought it home, plugged it into this computer and it worked immediately: no need to install drivers or configure anything, just started the software and there I was smiling back at me […]

Face on the water

Friday, May 4th, 2007

I was taking this photo this evening on my way home from dancing at L’Haricot Rouge in Rennes. The dancing had ebbed a bit and I had been sitting with Nicolas and Matilde and some of their friends playing a hand-slapping game to a song about an elephant balancing on a spiders web (which I […]