Monthly Archives: December 2007

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I popped in to my local chemist today to buy a pack of Panadeine (100’s) – my chosen pain relief. My recipe for instant relief from pain: 2 x Panadeine and a strong cup of coffee. It works every time. Anyway, sometimes I get asked for ID, sometimes not. I suspect it’s when I buy […]

Apple power

My Apple Powerbook G4 threw a wobbly last night – an electrical burning smell pervaded my study, and my laptop slowly lost power, moving onto reserve power before I shut it down to save my work. I traced the fault to an arcing power lead. A break in the plastic had caused it to short […]