Firefox and Shatner

Firefox rocks! I am moving to using this browser full-time, it is excellent – fast, efficient, and more attractive than IE, with built-in Google search, the ability to add new search engines, tabbed browsing, and lots more. I don’t know if it’s using Firefox or something else, but my laptop seems to be working like …

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Legendary radio DJ John Peel dies

This is such sad news, what a shock! He apparently died of a heart attack while having the holiday of a lifetime with his wife in Peru. John Peel was a fantastic presenter, so funny, while maintaining the deadpan expression and tone of a curmudgeonly old uncle. Home Truths was fantastic, and Peel was about …

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Booked it!

Give it a woo, and a yay, and a seriously loud COME ON!! I’ve bought my ticket! The itinerary is this: London to Mumbai Mumbai overland to Delhi (while in India I’ll be volunteering with Aidcamps, seeing Rach in Chennai, and checking out Kerala, Goa, Agra and Varanasi) Delhi to Hong Kong (from here I’ll …

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Four weeks to go…

There’s four weeks to go at LU now – not long given that I’m only there for three days a week. After such a long time of feeling stressed out and bogged down by the job, I’m finally enjoying myself again – partly because the end is in sight. It’s nice to think that, for …

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Music and curiosities

This is a fantastic place to go for MP3 downloads – one of many MP3 sites I’m discovering on the web… This is also an interesting toy to play with, presenting any web site’s Google results along with the sites that link to it in a kind of map arrangement…