Category Archives for "Life"

Jul 18

Bank Holiday Monday and Spain seems so far away

Life

After our fantastic family vacation @ Uncle Buck’s villa in Monte Pego, Spain. We discovered the delights of lunchtime by the pool with a selection of tapas and a jug of chilled Sangria! Now we are back in England, it’s a Sunny (yes I know this is a rare thing!) bank holiday, the neighbours are […]

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May 08

Health and Safety in the English Navy

Life

Imagine the scene. all those years ago, aboard HMS Victory:-

Nelson: "Order the signal, Hardy."

Hardy: "Aye, aye sir!"

Nelson: "Hold on, that’s not what I dictated to Flags. What’s the meaning of this?"

Hardy: "Sorry, sir?"

Nelson (reading aloud): ‘England expects every person to do his or her duty, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious persuasion or disability.’ What heathen gobbledegook is this?"

Hardy: "Admiralty policy, I’m afraid, sir. We’re an equal opportunities employer now. We had the devil’s own job getting ‘England’ past the censors, lest it be considered racist."

Nelson: "Gadzooks, Hardy. Hand me my pipe and tobacco."

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Feb 14

Bullworker – isometric strength and fitness

Life

My latest website project – the re-branding and relaunch of the Bullworker Europe website has taken it’s most significant step forward today: BULLWORKER [EUROPE] is alive! 2017 UPDATE – Wow! Was this really 12 years ago! How time flies. Either way, Bullworker Europe was very successful and ended up being sold and re-branded. But I’m […]

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Apr 01

AS/6000 to Replace AS/400 and the RS/6000

IBM i , Life

(Note: The AS/400 Geek originally wrote this piece as an April Fools joke in April of 1997 for a local AS/400 user group newsletter. Notice how close this humorous article has become reality. The text is exactly as published in 1997.) When IBM recently announced that it was moving its Austin, Texas-based RS/6000 assembly operations […]

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Jan 16

Hack This

Life

Firstly, let me say a big THANKYOU for trying to hack this, my website. I shall take it as a a compliment, a quick little thumbs up, and smile at the quirky thought process that lead you to try and login to my blog site. Shame on you, naughty little thing. Do you think there […]

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