Thursday, 23 July 2009

Getting ready for my Brothers wedding...

Off to pick up my suit today and get some new shoes for Haydon.

Jon & future wife Leanne

Random pictures stolen from Facebook :-)

... who would have thought it ?!...

Team in action, Frimley Lodge - June 27

See if you can spot Muttley (lol ... the only non B&W dog !) ...

Frimley Lodge

Sunday, 19 July 2009

30 years ago !


Year created: 1976
Creator: Cray Research, Inc.
Cost: $5 million to $10 million
Memory: 4MW semiconductor (256 Mb RAM)
Speed: 160 MFLOPS

Put in perspective.. my xbox 360 runs at 115 GFLOPS !

The worlds most powerful super computer today is 9.3Million times faster !

Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Flyball July 18th & 19th at the Chiltern Show

This weekend we will be trying out the new (28 year old!) trailer tent at the Chiltern Show:

Chiltern Show Details

We race on the Saturday (ranked last, probably will come last !) but that leaves Sunday free to look round the show.

As we do the racing as part of the attractions camping and entry is a fiver for the family... result !

Tuesday, 7 July 2009


If Pandora is too much trouble to connect too then Last.Fm is an okay second choice...

Soon to be made available on the xbox 360 !...

Have a click on the below to have a listen !

How did we ever cope before !

Eggs !

Big chunk !

I lost a chunk of tooth from the back of my mouth a little while ago.

I finally got to see an NHS dentist today who ended up spending an hour drilling out all the gunk, removing the nerve then filling the huge hole after.

£46.50 ... I can't imagine how much that would have cost private !.

I can now drink cold drinks again without going "ouch" !.

Monday, 6 July 2009

Beta Testing !

Yay !... I have finally got into a beta test programme ! ... for, of all things, satnav on my mobile phone !.

My phone comes with GPS built in to geo tag photos ... this can also be used for satnav / location services, and although I have Navman and AmaZe installed neither work to be of any use (at all !).

In fact even as a geo tagging device its pretty rubbish, its no iPhone !.

So, I am testing a product supplied by they currently make satnav for blackberry devices, but are now trying more "basic" mobile phones.

So far I can say it actually works with my phone !.... it stopped working on the way to Blockbuster.. but on the way home it was fine...

I'll let you know if its worth the money soon (well, it is for me, I get it free as a tester !).

Friday, 3 July 2009

The people you meet on Xbox Live !

I have known Chris Mogg...aka COG Bodster since xbox live first started (on the original xbox my parents brought me for my Birthday !)...

Now look at him !

Two Candidates Confirmed for Parish Council Election

It has been confirmed that two candidates have put themselves forward for the Duxford Parish Council Election which will take place on July 23rd 2009.

The candidates are Paul Corness and Chris Mogg

£900 ! Are people mad ! are now selling the new iPhone 3GS for £900...

£900 ! what ! for a phone ! ...

I can buy a 32" 1080p HD LCDTV for £399
Slap a Acer Revo PC on the back for £170

Have a holiday ... {The Gambia Experience has just slashed a massive £307 OFF a seven-night 4-star holiday to The Gambia, so you'll now pay just £299 per person, including flights!}

And still have £30 spare for a curry and beer for that price !...

Thats 4 reasons why I will never buy an iPhone !

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