Monthly Archives: July 2003

Mozilla vs. Netscape

Ovidiu writes that “it looks like Mozilla’s main target audience, at least from a consumer perspective, is going to be Linux only“. I suspect this is not true – yes, there are alternative browsers on the Mac, but Windows users … Continue reading

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Trust Funds

I’m trying to work out the best way to set up a trust fund for my two nephews. Here’s the deal: we want to seed the fund with a chunk of cash, and add to it over the years, but … Continue reading

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Cheers, Andy

On Monday afternoon, I hope you’ll all raise a glass of red wine with me to say “cheers!” to my brother-in-law, who died suddenly and unexpectedly at home on 15th July this year.

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Andy Willmott

My brother-in-law, Andy, passed away on Tuesday. He leaves behind my sister and his two sons, Thomas (8) and Ben (2). We’re setting up a trust fund for Thomas and Ben, his “baby boys”. I’d like to help ensure that … Continue reading

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New route to work

I found a new route to and from work yesterday, basically by going as the crow flies, straight across meadows and beside the river. It’s far better than walking through the new housing developments, and as quick as waiting for … Continue reading

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Perks

One definite advantage of being in the incubator (and of working for Luminas, folks … send in those CVs!) is the fact that we have access to the open air heated swimming pool. It’s about 20-25 metres long, and a … Continue reading

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Quirks

Because the building we’re in was primarily designed for biotech research rather than IT, there are lots of “features” in here that you don’t find in your average incubator office block. It certainly makes life interesting (and provides us with … Continue reading

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Office snaps

Here’s a load of pictures of our new office. Outside the incubator The interior – before the furniture arrived The view from the windows With furniture

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Office day …

Today we move into our new office. In theory all the furniture should be delivered this morning, and with a bit of luck the network will be set up by the John Innes Centre networking team (we’re not allowed to … Continue reading

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Office!

So, we went to see the new office again today, and we should be moving in on Wednesday if all goes to plan. It’s all very exciting! The office is a pretty good size, and it should be no problem … Continue reading

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