Monthly Archives: January 2005

Weather, Booze, Guitar Playing and Cricket

Its Friday at last, and while I had the opportunity of staying cooped up at home, studying for Linux certification, and after having seen the weather in Helsinki (don’t ask why that’s a factor) I wisely chose instead to head out to Brad’s fiancĂ©e’s parents’ farm. (talk about a long string of possessive nouns). There I hope to enjoy a weekend filled with sunny South African weather, a “braaivleis”, and a large amount of “dop”(alcoholic …

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A Cellular Conspiracy?

Interesting reading the following few links are. Still, I’d prefer to be able to read in silence on a long flight than deal with my neighbours’ cheesy ring tones… http://money.cnn.com/2004/12/09/technology/personaltech/cellphones_inflight/?cnn=yes “The FCC rules have less to do with the effects on a plane’s navigation than concerns that cell phones on planes could wreak havoc with cell phone systems on the ground.” http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,41177,00.html ‘…What’s more, many of the reasons are unclear, especially since many airlines have …

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