Category: My latest rant

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

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…

Credit where credit’s due

This whole ministerial credit card debacle is a bit of a joke, isn’t it? I mean really, if one of us plebs had used the company credit card to live it up to the extent our elected representatives did, we’d…

Are national standards a bad thing?

We are reluctant to tell our kids they aren’t as fast/clever/strong as the next kid because we don’t want them feeling a sense of failure (gotta save the fun stuff for when they’re all grown up) but don’t we, as…