Came home tonight to a nasty sound, my biggest and newest hard drive has “The click” but its still giving me data (be it slowly), thank god! I was down at PLE this morning waiting for them to open so i could get a new one and now i patiently sit back and copy off the 120 or so Gigabytes of data that i didnt have room for on my other drives last night. Continue reading

Yeah so i’m bored, i’ve been messing about with the blog for the past few days, upgrading k2, upgrading the flickr plugin. This just results in all my customisations having to be coded back in.

Been working on the car a bit, interesting developments, may have to get a new turbo thanks to the first pic below.
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Theres a new arrival in our, my brother picked up a new cat last weekend, pic below.

Finally got the intercooler back fixed. It looks ok, it’s just a pity i didn’t get it welded before attempting silicone.

Aaand today i stepped on my O2 Xda Atom and broke it’s screen Continue reading

It’s my birthday today and well, normally that’d be awesome or at least mildly fun, but tonight i’m stuck at home SICK. This has happened before, it’s one of the downsides of having your birthday so close to the winter opening, but it can just make the birthday so miserable. Then again, thats probably a good thing im at home relaxing, now that i’ve put a quarter century on the clock. Continue reading

So it looks like i’ll be doing some work to my car i’ve been wanting to do for a while and one of those choices is wheels. I’m finding it pretty hard to choose at the moment and have it narrowed down to 5 nice looking 17″x8″ rims, some have a +32 offset, others a +35, some are also going to require the 5 stud upgrade. Continue reading

Welcome to work.. where we adorn our desks with mess and the coolest god damn stuff we can find. The first 3 shots are of my desk, it’s not alot, but it’s nice to have around. The last shot is Chris, our design manager’s desk.. awesome isnt it?

My Desk, Left Flank My Desk, Left Flank My Desk, Sitting Chris' Desk


I’ve put together a diff patch against the swingx project from the current cvs that contains my changes made to the JXDatePicker. First i had to stop the various components from “Cleaning” the date, which envolves setting the time to midnight so that the calculation of the date difference can work.

It was a while ago.. i don’t think its too clean a solution, but maybe someone can take ideas from it and step further with it, i will eventually continue it, just not right now.

SwingX JXDatePicker Diff

The shot from hell.. it has a name, and i’ll share it with you just as soon as i find out. But in the meantime, enjoy. Just think, someone had to drink this! i applaud my artistic style in the layer of liquids. Continue reading