Category: My latest rant

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

It’s official: China sucks

The news a few days ago that a Chinese woman had been sentenced to a year in a hard labour camp for retweeting something the Chinese government didn’t like should make those of us fortunate enough to live in countries…

Reasons to Taser the PC brigade # 100

I suspect the world really has gone mad. According to the Shropshire Star, gingerbread men have been renamed gingerbread persons by Lancashire council bosses in their latest menus for the area’s primary school meals. I’m pleased to say the locals…

Is another 16 years enough?

I see the lovely George Baker was in court today (again) facing a whole raft of charges:  attempted kidnapping, kidnapping, threatening to kill and assault with an offensive weapon in fact. Just in case the name doesn’t ring a bell, this is…

And still no contact …

I submitted a ticket with support at my old hosting company this morning to ask if they could tell me what their Time To Live was set at because my old, somewhat buggered site kept popping up when typing in my…

Things are looking a little different

All righty then, here we are in our new home. I’ve signed up with the lovely people at Webbase and so far, so good. Of course, because my existing blog had a total meltdown and I STILL haven’t received any…

Safety behind Windows

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) I hope you’re all fit and well after Microsoft’s big security fix on Tuesday. According to reports it was the company’s biggest-ever fix, with a whopping 16 patches addressing 49…

I’m still here …

Just goes to show that you never know what’s around the corner. For the past eight or so years I’ve used the same hosting company with just a few minor glitches along the way. In fact I’ve recommended the company to…

Ladies who lunch

Every Friday afternoon I escape the office with one of my friends for lunch. This is a bit of a novelty since I work through my lunch break every other day of the week but I figure if I actually…

My shit list gets a new entry

Congratulations TV3, you have made the grade. Again. Yes, you suck. Like something really sucky. I still haven’t forgiven you idiots for the whole Dexter debacle (you know, when they ran Dexter for just a few episodes in a non-primetime…