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New church sound systems

Last month at St Columba's, we finally had some lovely new AV equipment installed. As the bloke sorting it all out (or "project champion", as I might be refe...

Late nights in London

I read with interest Adrian Kennard's blog post about late nights in London. If he thinks he's got it bad, he should try living in Oxford - which is, as I on...

Call blockers

Thanks to the magic of VoIP (worth a string of blog posts in its own right), I haven't had a real landline phone in years. But many traditionalists, notably ...

ZipCar

As I don't drive to work, or particularly regularly for anything else, I recently decided to scrap my ageing Peugeot 106 and try not owning a car once again....

New batteries for the Desire S

I'm still running my HTC Desire S - with the original two year contract now long since paid off, I'm hoping to wring a few more years out of it on pay as you...

Google and IPv6 e-mail

Update: The change described below does not seem to have reliably stopped Google from bouncing my e-mails. Time to ask them what they're doing... I obviously...

TV licensing are misleading and threatening

I got a letter this morning: This made me angry for a number of reasons. I have not received any previous letters, so either they're lying to me or such let...

Sysadmin by point and click

I promised an update on Google Apps some time ago. This week, we finally flipped the e-mail for Saint Columba's over to Google Apps hosted mail. Combined wit...