Monthly Archives: February 2013

Getting to sleep

I do find that the more I worry about getting to sleep, the more difficult it is to actually get to sleep. I can lie awake thinking “it’s really important I get plenty of sleep tonight.” and “Why haven’t I … Continue reading

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The history of the Internet, a personal perspective

Sometime in the mid 1990s I started using the Internet. I give it a capital ‘I’ because back then that was how it was always written.  Actually, I was ‘online’ before I started using the Internet. I used to dial-up … Continue reading

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ASCII Art Top 5

 __n__[=====]||H|H||||L|L||||L|L||||L|L||=======  (This was going to be a top 10, but that would have taken me a bit longer.) Before all these fancy new computers came along with their hi-res displays there used to be terminals that simply displayed text. Creating … Continue reading

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A Project

I took a look at my website the other day and realised it’s over six years since I last updated it. A combination of being employed full time to work on a corporate website and the fact that social media … Continue reading

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Nerd alert

I can be a bit of a nerd at times, for example I’m reading HTML: The Living Standard – A technical specification for Web Developers on the WHATWG website.  I’m not recommending you read it, unless of course you are … Continue reading

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Man flu

I’ve built up the open fire and I’m sitting here wrapped up in my Doctor Who scarf sipping Max Strength Lemsip. So much for all the things I had planned to do this weekend. I had a headache that kept … Continue reading

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A walk

I went for a walk in York today. I started from Ouse Bridge, walking south on the west side of the river past Rowntree Park, crossed over the river at the Millennium Bridge and then back along New Walk, over … Continue reading

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