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The morning after entry..

...not that i'm at all hungover... had a nice 3 hour lie-in tho, which was good... got woke up by mark's van leaving at 5:30 to go to work, but amazingly i managed to go to sleep.

I'm determined not to do any work on 'work' stuff today - got to sort the house out anyway. Looks like a shitty day outside, so i guess gardening is out (damn).

The drunken entry

Well.. not that drunk actually.... when out for a drink with savs, iDunno, chicago, and a few others who don't have accounts here... trouble is a lot of them had been drinking since lunch time, and went home, so i actually only got two drinks in. Poo.

Anyway, now sitting at home doing this, ircing on tsw, and playing on puzzle bobble with jo and mark.


Happy 21st Birthday iDunno!

Hrm... well i've got over myself now...

DBI, Pg, and CGI::FastTemplate are cool.. me like.

Finally bought my car tax..

7 May 2002 (updated 8 May 2002 at 12:22 UTC) »

so, had a really shitty day today, life-wise... just about working out what a total fuckup i've really made of bits of it.

work is better than that - learning more stuff about postgres etc. I expect i'll be ok in a day or two anyway..


5 May 2002 (updated 15 May 2002 at 09:41 UTC) »
first things first...
Congratulations thom!!!!!!!!


Hrm... Got a quote for fixing the hole - £545 - don't know how good or bad that is, so i guess i'll get a few more quotes before deciding.


Had some days off work, with Jo and went to London for a couple of days. Saw cats, the musical - was stunning - can't believe it closes in the west end and on broadway in eleven days - catch it if you can. Had food at a great pub near there.
After a stop over in a travellodge (not adventurous, but at least we knew what we were getting) we had food at bagelmania - how good is that place? Hot chocolate was more hot than chocolate tho...
We met up with an old friend of Jo's and his gf, and went for drinks and food in a mexican eatery in leicester square, whose name escapes me now.. nice cocktails tho.. Update: savs reckons it's called "chiquitas"... cheers matey.
BBQ at the parental being's this evening, which should be good..




Holes. Roofs.


Holes. Roofs. Rain.


Holes. Roofs. Rain. Swimming pool in conservatory.





Monday. Work.


Monday. Work. Late.


Monday. Work. Late. Boss in early.


Yay!!! Got the dreaded Vigor/Westell hardware combination working - turns out my wire was too long (oo-er).

Worked out postgresql (Well, enough to get going on the project, anyway. Now looking at the perl DBI, which looks very funky.

* johnb bounces round the room...

Chicago: You seem to have forgotton your promised update - you didn't get horribly drunk at your birthday bbq, and forget, did you?
24 Apr 2002 (updated 25 Apr 2002 at 08:42 UTC) »
Chicago: Best of luck with your problems with SYS... i found them to be an immovable brick wall, personally.

Oh, and happy birthday.

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