War mongering Christian George Bush has been praised for his pro-life stance in the heart breaking case of Terri Schiavo. Anyone foolish enough to think that President Bush is acting out of a deep love for all human life should take a look at this Bloggerheads campaign.
Archive for March, 2005
I’m pretty sure that all these one-a-day probiotic, prebiotic, live culture yoghurt drinks are something of an environmental disaster. Should the manufacturers of these products really be encouraging the production of so much disposable packaging, without being made to encourage and facilitate the recycling of all that waste plastic? While on the subject of yoghurt [...]
In the past, I’ve always dismissed Jamie Oliver as a bit of a Mockey tosser, but after watching snatches of the recent documentary Jamie’s School Dinners, and seeing the resulting debate it has generated, I am forced to revise my opinion of the Naked Chef. The program has highlighted the appalling state of the current [...]
Will biting the bullet and upgrading from Adobe Illustrator 10 to Illustrator CS give me any improvements in speed and stability on Mac OS X?
These days, there seem to be a lot television ads around for products like disinfectants, which highlight the number of germs that are going to eat babies and children alive if irresponsible parents don’t invest in the product immediately. This is despite studies which suggest that our increasing obsession with cleanliness and hygiene is a [...]
After watching last nights episode of ER on Channel 4, I am compelled to point out that Parminder Nagra, who plays the rather anal Dr. Neela Rasgotra, is absolutely bloody gorgeous.
Yesterday was kyu grading day at the Phoenix Aikido Club. Congratulations to everyone who successfully moved up to their next belt. One person failed to move from orange to green, which is always disappointing, but I’m sure she’ll sail through it at the next grading in July. The overall standard was good, and a few [...]
Apple have released updates to their iWork applications (available in Software Update). I don’t really have much use for Keynote, but I love Pages, and use it for all my business letters and invoices. Pages 1.0.1 adds the much needed ability to easily delete whole pages from a document, which was a bit of an [...]
I recently attended a meeting of my local Mac User Group (MUG), where I introduced a few people to one of my favourite OS X applications, Quicksilver. This has led, somehow, to me agreeing to give a demo of the application at the 26th April meeting. If you use Quicksilver, you know how hard it [...]