Monthly Archives: February 2010

Archaeo Festival!

I have just returned (well a few hours ago) from a weekend in the big city, attending an archaeological conference with Dawn and lots of people I don’t know. It was called Archaeology 2010 and was at the British Museum, … Continue reading

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Crossing the pond

My main job since the takeover is to set up a factory for the creation of new degrees at ABC College where I work. Instead of letting everyone do their own thing, it is my role to work out how … Continue reading

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In the news

Two news items cropped up today which have amazed me. Firstly, a woman in England (the Midlands, I think) was on a bus with a very young baby. The baby started yelling for food so she proceeded to breast feed … Continue reading

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Website updates

Today I spent a lot of time doing housework, drying the poodle’s paws off every time they came back inside, doing uni work and generally doing WORK so, in the evening, I decided to relax a bit by updating the … Continue reading

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Spam and Football

I had my presentation today and it went very well. I managed a bit of sleep last night and the stench of beer and whisky was washed away with my morning shower…I hope. I was still changing the slides on … Continue reading

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Still raining

Ah, glorious February. Grey sky, rain and mud. Yes, that is what we came to England for. I guess it makes the weather forcasting easy. “For today, we shall have, mostly rain.” says Carol on Breakfast. And the back garden … Continue reading

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Rainy days and Mondays

I had another uni result today. One of my essays was a purely philosophical one in that it was about the philosophy of information. Now, I always love to babble and this was the perfect opportunity. Naturally, by the time … Continue reading

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Sweet Sunday

“Well, she crossed her legs so there can’t be too much wrong” – two old ladies talking in Waitrose in the dairy aisle. I assume they were talking about someone’s plastic hip. Actually I found out the other day that … Continue reading

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Anniversary

On February 19, 1998, Mirinda and I boarded a plane, leaving Sydney and flying to London. I can’t remember what the weather was like, but we arrived in England on February 20 and took off for Somerset. And now, every … Continue reading

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Trying to sleep in class

For today’s class we had another guest speaker. She was from a publisher. She looked about 15 but was clearly older…given her job title and the fact she was coming to a university to tell us what her company did … Continue reading

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