Monthly Archives: June 2003

Eden

While we were on holiday, we got the chance to go and visit the Eden Project. The pictures really don’t do it justice – those domes are HUGE. One of the most amazing things is that you can really feel … Continue reading

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Travel worriers

Reading about Matthew’s travel concerns reminded me I was going to post about my journey back from Cornwall. (I actually blogged at the time, with a rather long entry that unfortunately crashed blogplanet. Bah.) When we travelled down to Padstow, … Continue reading

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A pox on mailman!

Mailman appears to have fried itself for no apparent reason, making it impossible to admin a number of luminas’ internal mailing lists. Argh! Why do things always go wrong when fixing time is at a premium? It’s also spurred me … Continue reading

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End of the holidays

Well, I’m back in Cambridge (and back on a high-speed connection, as you can probably tell from the flurry of blog posts as I clear my mental outbox), and to round off the holiday, we spent the afternoon punting on … Continue reading

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Anyone seen “The Birds”?

Seaside resorts in the UK seem to be increasingly struggling to control the problem of seagulls. They’ve given up all pretense of following the fishing trawlers in favour of scavenging off the (mostly willing) tourists who contribute to the problem … Continue reading

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Surprisingly good food

On Thursday, we went to St Ives (Cornwall) for the day. The friends we were on holiday with recommended to the boss and I that we should go to the Seafood Cafe, so we did. It looked like any regular … Continue reading

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Checklist for a great holiday

Sunshine – yes Pub – yes Good beer – yes A wonderful girlfriend – yes Looks like I’m all set!

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Padstow, Cornwall.

This is the view I wake up to each morning, of the Camel estuary and the sea beyond. It’s a tolerable way to spend a week’s vacation!

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Holiday!

In just a few hours’ time I’m off to Cornwall for a short break, staying in a cottage in Padstow. It’ll be nice to get away for a while, and the cottage apparently has an outdoor heated swimming pool! Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Incubators and bluetooth

Two exciting pieces of news today! The first is that, as you can see from the pictures, David and I went to visit the biotech incubator at the Norwich Research Park. Ok, so we’re not strictly a biotech company, but … Continue reading

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