Yearly Archives: 2007

I wrote me some elisp!

I’ve finally managed to penetrate the almost incomprehensible parenthesis-laden fog that is elisp, and copywrite something (marginally) useful. The little piece of elisp can be found at http://www.rooijan.za.net/?q=node/530. I might just make more elisp available one day, once I become … Continue reading

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At last, a website emerges

Having registered a .org.za website for the North Durban Lions Club a few weeks ago, I finally got around to putting some content onto it today. I intend to build a far more functional and extensive site relatively soon, but … Continue reading

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Telkom never ceases to amaze me

While walking through the new Gateway extension today, I saw several signs advertising Telkom’s new store opening soon. All the signs suffered from Capitalisation Diarrhoea, such as “Come and Meet the Team”, or “the Only Place to be” etc. What … Continue reading

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Dragged in by Boris the (web)Spider

I posted an IM message to a chatroom a while ago, and the ensuing conversation was so funny I’ve reproduced it here for the enjoyment of my legions of readers. jerith and voyager42 were the other guys Who took part. … Continue reading

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The dragon of financial matters

I saw this on News of the Weird, and thought it was brilliant: Three U.S. finance professors, working with business data provided to the government of Denmark, concluded that a company’s profitability usually falls following a death in the CEO’s … Continue reading

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The Old Man still hasn’t replied to the page

Because I don’t forget my friend’s birthdays, this is just a quick one to wish the old man a happy birthday. Happy birthday . Thank you for continuously remaining geriatrically older than I am, to enable me to keep feeling … Continue reading

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Farewell Sydney

I haven’t blogged about my Aus experiences for very long, and I apologise most profusely. Sadly, this isn’t a blog about them either 🙂 Rather, it’s about the end of them – I’m needed back very urgently for a critical … Continue reading

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A tale of a full weekend

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about my Oz experiences, and quite a lot has happened. Settle back: this one’s big.

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Rest in Peace, Glynn

I received very sad news this morning: Glynn Ayers, the guy who set the quiz I’ve been going to for some time now, passed away of a heart attack yesterday. His quiz brought me great entertainment every week for more … Continue reading

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I would never have thought I’d be happy to be working…

I actually got some work to do today – so things are looking up there a bit. Odd to admit, but not having to work at all is quite boring. Well at least, having to sit in an office but … Continue reading

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