11 Oct 2000 cla   » (Apprentice)

Wanted to let deekayen know that ppl do read his diary (at least - this people does! ;-) but there's no email addr on his person page and none on his website either. Hmmm... if you want feedback boyo, you'll have to leave a forwarding address!!!! I'm hoping he'll be feeling better soon....

Got a call at 8:45am from R to see how I'm going. Made the whole day brighter. If you know my situation, you'll know this is a bit sick. I figured I'd never hear from R again & was worried she was dead but she isn't. Not well (if I can still diagnose from voice and tone) but not dead.

Going to Canberra on Friday night for the weekend. The excuse is that my car hasn't had a long trip since May but really I want to catch up with someone.... If the weather holds, it's going to be a lovely weekend - but like I said last night, even if it rains, it should be a lovely weekend ;-)

I'm also looking forward to the drive. It's going to be great to be on the open road alone - I haven't done that in years. Planning to stick to daylight hours because it'd be embarrassing to die in a car crash.

Speaking of catching up with people, I'll be seeing old friends from high school the following weekend before catching the Livid Festival in Brisbane. Livid is an annual music festival and this year's lineup includes The Cure, Green Day, No Doubt (all in one day!!!) and Aussie bands like Regurgitator and Grinspoon. Over 70 bands will be playing throughout the day - so I won't see everything but I'll hear as much as I can!!!!

Worked last Friday night til 4am Saturday in the city (someone had overwritten a data tape that I can only replace out of hours... grrrr) and got picked up to go to Albury at 8:45. So I was still asleep when Lily and Karl arrived (oops!) and slept in the car too... Met up with six other friends around lunchtime (two more joined us later in the afternoon) and had a great weekend! We wandered round wineries on Sunday but Saturday was hugely busy with touristing, swimming, hot tub, spas (one in my room, so I used it 3 or 4 times - I've never had a bath I could lie down completely flat in before!!!!)

Open Source
Got perl installed on my Windows box (yeah, yeah, I know I should have linux installed but you've just read how I spent my weekend) and thought I'd installed a programming environment but it turns out to be a debugging environment, so I'm happy enough. Not finished anything yet - had something in mind but it looks like the lead developer will have it all done before I've submitted anything.

Had a look at jennv's code day-before-yesterday. It's nice and clean, good comments. I'm glad she's started coding again...

I'd be writing more often but don't have enough ob-OS to say.

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