Saturday, February 28, 2009

The morning after

I typed yestersday's post at half time of the France Wales match so I must ammend the phew to boohoo, a great game but France were awesome!

Friday, February 27, 2009

Digital TV

Why not have all BBC channels for all licence payers?

We all live in the UK so why can't people living Wales not have BBC Scotland and alternatively all people in Northern Ireland have the main BBC2 channel.

There is enough room for the red button etc., why not give us all a free shot at the programmes that we fund!

my heart is pounding, great game(France v Wales) Phew!

Thursday, February 26, 2009


I was flabbergasted that the Parcelforce website did not work when I used Firefox and even more gasted when it said it couldn't support my favourite operating system (Linux). I wrote to them complaining and got this reply: wrote:
Dear Mr Bean

Apologies in the delay in responding to you.

We endeavour to support as wide a customer base as possible, but it is not always possible to support every combination of operating system and browser. Doing so would exponentially increase the amount of testing and associated costs required each time we made a change. We therefore made the business decision to support most Windows operating systems and Mac OX.

Due to the different versions of Windows Vista available, this operating system is not currently one of our supported operated systems although some customers do use this system successfully to book collections.

I hope this has clarified our position.

Best regards

mad lady
Manager,Managing Director's Office
One imagines that their position is stuck in the mud somewhere just after the primordial swamp ;-)

Names have been changed to protect the guilty

Monday, February 23, 2009

~Oh dear~

I had a blog somewhere in the interweb but lost the connection to it some months ago, so I thought I would give this thing a go.

I will try and post useful stuff and not just get my knickers in a twist about the latest dumb thing that this government(UK) do, although those is dumb things are legion.

I use Linux as an operating system and try and help people with that and to that end linuxstarterpack is a good thing to download and read ;-)