Posted in Updates on Monday 30th April 2001 at 12:00am
Beautiful weather helps otherwise non-existent enthusiasm. Bungled through the day, wondering what on earth I was doing. Set up gtkdial on sourceforge.net, primarily for the mailing lists and CVS features. On getting back to Weston, shopped extensively and managed to get back into "sorting" mode. Visited, and attempted to redress lack of acknowledgment of friends as discussed below! Spent much of the evening trying to set up CVS and so on, with help from Kabalak. Evolution is working again thank goodness. Pretty exhausted now.
Posted in Updates on Sunday 29th April 2001 at 12:00am
Far too miserable to do much with the diary this weekend, so a short catch-up. Ex-colleague's leaving event on Friday night is really good, but very sad in lots of ways - some of them rather selfish perhaps. Finally got gtkdial 0.3.6 out on Saturday. Also did lots of housekeeping including arranging the return of the laptop, the switch over of the mobile phone accounts, and several job applications. Spent today doing tons of washing, cooking, cleaning etc. Feeling deeply unprepared and irrationally horrified at going to work tomorrow. Evolution isn't playing nice at all today. Built, but incapable of useful activity. Don't feel like I tell my friends how much I value them nearly often enough.
Posted in Updates on Thursday 26th April 2001 at 12:00am
Finally, after a couple of frustrating days, Ximian GNOME is functioning perfectly on both machines here. Its not just eye-candy though, and the Mozilla and Nautilus packages are pretty speedy! Otherwise, constructed hasty web page for Open University assignment (its here). Slumped to third in the Brit Quiz yesterday. Feel vaguely like a condemned man tonight...
Posted in Updates on Tuesday 24th April 2001 at 12:00am
Slept really well - much needed after trials and tribulations of past few days. Spent the morning tweaking the config of <<lionel>>, which is pretty much setup how I want it now. Setup a CVS server on > so I can work on stuff and merge it when I get home. Mid afternoon, a random wander to spidermonkey reveals Ximian GNOME 1.4 packages! All hell breaks loose, and by the time unmetered access begins, getting a connection is highly random. Finally got a slot via FTP at 18:30, and still it trundles on... Spotted first commercial for Antitrust tonight - wonder if it will come to Weston Odeon?
I've had a home on the web for more years than I care to remember, and a few kind souls persuade me it's worth persisting with keeping it updated. This current incarnation of the site is centred around the blog posts which began back in 1999 as 'the daylog' and continued through my travels and tribulations during the following years.
I don't get out and about nearly as much these days, but I do try to record significant events and trips for posterity. You may also have arrived here by following the trail to my former music blog Songs Heard On Fast Trains. That content is preserved here too.