Posted in Updates on Thursday 10th May 2001 at 12:00am
The interview happened today. It felt strange, and I was convinced it went badly, but later realised that much of my discomfort was in returning to a place which held so many memories - there were bits of paper still pinned up which I'd put there four years ago! Still, got to see lots of old friends who were very positive and welcoming. Later, had a pleasant lunch and did a great deal of work on gtkdial. Aim to get the Sourceforge page done over the weekend. Turmoil accelerates to new weirdnesses. People trouble me.
Posted in Updates on Wednesday 9th May 2001 at 12:00am
Pondering response to OU people about the censorship. I still feel it was badly handled and sort of silly, but wonder whether dignifying it with further discussion is wise? More random turmoil around today. Won one round and a bonus in the Brit Quiz. Caught up on lots of e-mail. Nautilus 1.0.3 fixes lots of annoyances and problems here.
Posted in Updates on Tuesday 8th May 2001 at 12:00am
Noticed last night that the Open University had heavily censored a conference area. Fumed, then felt so crap I went to sleep. Woke this morning equally angry, blustered more on the train, then decided against protesting on arriving in front of a PC at work. Finally summoned resources to respond tonight having had a prolonged session on the GNU site and the General Election announcement, which left me feeling politicized again. Otherwise a slow and dull, but beautiful day. Interview is looming. Hacked a bit on gtkdial but didn't quite get where I wanted to be.
Posted in Updates on Monday 7th May 2001 at 12:00am
Woke up in productive mood after a decent sleep again. Worked a bit more on fledgling web project, and finished my duties for approximately the next month in less than 24 hours! Excited to show it off, so went visiting and jumped around a lot. Ended up out on the moors somewhere in North Somerset at a pub called The Blue Flame. Really nice, happy afternoon among closest friends. Felt pretty dreadful later though.
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.