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Dinner at a friend's house, so clearly, I'll bring dessert. Baking night is fun night ;)

(Caramel apple pie, for the record. Vegan too :p)

Today I needed to move this futon across the house. Access to it's new location is awkward, so I had to dismantle it and reassemble it in the new place.

This futon is 15 years old. But it's solid oak, and made with care and craftsmanship. It was as easy to dis/re-assemble today as it was 15 years ago.

Quality does matter.

Happy St. Andrew's Day, everyone!

(Yes, those are Scottish raspberries ;p)

I forgot to post this last week, but I was really happy with my memento from chatting with the Commandline Hero team at ...

I have huge respect for those who can draw. I can't at all (see

Laptop install round 2 - a decent dose of TFTP-B-Gone ;)

I'm not religious, so I tend to avoid the word "blessed", but it's hard to think of a better one today. I'm truly lucky to live and work where I do...

Autumn colours are fantastic.

Not sure this is really going to assist disabled people much... :)

This is a good walk... It's not solving my ML problem, but it is very pretty today :)

Glorious day for a walk... Sunny, a nice breeze, perfect. Took the wee ones up into the hills for geocaching and a picnic lunch :)

I am stupidly lucky to live and work in such stunning surroundings.

Food, sweet treats 

A rare day off today, just myself and my good lady. Not a common occurrence at all, and all the more wonderful for it

Here's a local river we went walking along...

I guess I should probably do some or something, since I''m trying to get more into (and it's a good intro to my new instance :P). Blowing my own trumpet doesn't come naturally to us Brits... :)

Still, here's a blog post I published this week on forums vs mailing lists, and what it meant for our community.

I will say this, learning has vastly improved my ability to make pretty graphs...


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