Category: My latest rant

Sometimes I just need to rant. Be afraid, you are my captive audience.

Is this the end of spam?

The news that Yahoo and AOL plan to charge a fee for guaranteed delivery of e-mails could be the answer to my prayers. I am pretty sure I’m not alone when I say that my inbox is at present being…

Remembering fashion fads and mistakes

The wrong choice of apparel is the quickest way to make yourself look like a total knob or a dinosaur, or in the case of Motley Crue, both.  There I was, innocently minding my own business, watching the Live 8…

Graceful aging and spandex

It started off like any other Monday — opened one eye, crawled out of bed, staggered towards the kitchen to get up close and personal with a cup of tea, got attacked by the cat, prised open the other eye,…

We all have hate lists — don’t we?

computer security

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) If you have anti-virus software on your computer you’ve probably noticed a flurry of activity during the past couple of days with new virus definition updates coming thick and fast.…

Message for a pervert…

A special note for my very own pervy reader I appear to have cultivated: If you’re going to send e-mails of that nature, it’s much more effective if the smutty bits are spelt correctly. You might find https://www.dictionary.com/ helpful. Please,…

Moving, schmoving…never again

Eight years ago I said I was never moving house again. This time I mean it. You didn’t get a column from me last week because I was too busy unpacking. In fact, by my normal deadline time I still…