I’m Seething! MoneyGram is a Pain in the Ass!

Have you ever used MoneyGram? I needed to pay some money to a friend in Moldova for services he’s provided to one of my businesses. Watch this bit carefully: the services have already been provided and I want to pay for those services that have already been provided. This is a genuine transaction. Why have … Read more

Congratulations WordPress!!!

Just a quick congratulatory message to the WordPress developers on the public release of WordPress 3.0. Yes, it WordPress 3.0 is out of beta, out of alpha and is ready and waiting to be downloaded and used by bloggers everywhere! Those who want to know what the fuss is about can head over to this … Read more

Should this be treated as spam?

Every couple of days I receive an email from a company that is my main supplier of business cards, marketing fliers, baseball caps, pens and pretty much all my marketing materials. It is also a company I advertise on many of my websites. If you have used the Net a lot or have visited any … Read more

Merry Christmas Everybody

It’s 14:00 hours at GMT so Christmas is well and truly underway throughout a lot of the world so I thought I’d take the time to wish every one of you and your family a very merry Christmas and a prosperous 2010. I sincerely hope that the year to come in 2010 is more friendly for you than the one of 2009 which will be behind us all in only a few days. I hear there will be a full moon on the final day of this year and I hope it heralds in a new beginning with an end to old, bad habits and the many wars that befell us all during the last decade which seems to have been filled with so much selfishness and dis-genuineness.

Why, Oh Why, Are So Many Linux Users Twats to Newcomers?

The biggest lie in Linux is that it’s hard to learn. That lie’s perpetuated by Linux users who can’t be bothered to provide full, well explained solutions to the difficulties had by new Linux users. The number of times I’ve visited a forum to answer a few support queries and seen other Linux users refuse … Read more