23 Oct 2000 Jick   » (Journeyer)

So like, London is pretty cool. I'm here for ApacheCon 2000 Euro giving a presentation on modsnake.

Lots of cool people here to talk to and meet. The only unfortunate thing is that the weather kinda sucks. There is a nice massage booth, with some nice lookin babes there. Incredible.. ;-)

So anyway, back to English culture, I've learned about a variety of things since I've been here. I've learned about 'snogging', and 'shagging', what a 'quid' is, and what a 'dodgy mini-cab' is.

I'd like to talk about superior English technology for a minute. The common American shower often has either two knobs -- one for hot, one for cold. Or one do-everything knob. Those SUCK. Here, I have 1 knob for temperature, and 1 knob for water pressure. Isn't this just logical? It allows me to turn off the water without getting a cold shower, and hop into the shower, without fiddling with the temp! The only beef that I have with the showers here is that they are very small! The bottom of the bathtub is well over the bottom of the floor, so I am quite elevated, and my head touches the ceiling. Talk about having a hard time washing one's hair! Must the that English people are short. (Except Elizabeth Hurley -- she's so hot)

Enough of this, and back to hacking. Peace

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