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Friday, April 22, 2011

Lazy days and networks

To quote Lebowski:

The Big Lebowski: Are you employed sir?
The Dude: Employed?
The Big Lebowski: You don't go out looking for a job dressed like that? On a weekday?
The Dude: Is this a...  what day is this?

It's a good point, and to be honest over the next week or two is going to become a well asked question. With no less than 4 bank holidays either side of the next two weekends we really don't have a cat in hells chance of knowing what day it is from one sunrise to the next. Right now, it could be a Friday, or a Saturday, or at a stretch it might be Sunday. Hmmm it's all very confusing.

Anyway, whatever day it is, it seems I can treat it as if it were a Saturday, so I've started it off with a mowing of the lawn. Bit of a walk to the local shop (for local people) with Mrs G and drive to "Countrywide" to pick up some growbags with daughter. Back at the ranch and positioning and planting of said bags brings us nicely round to mid afternoon. Strawberries and tomatoes if you were wondering.
Got a sausage casserole on the go in the slow cooker for this evenings dinner, other than that, it's all about the sunshine. What a gorgeous day.

Finally, just a little geek news.... Seems that the behemoth that is the Playstation Network (Sony's equivalent of X-Box Live) is off line and has been for about 24 hours with no articulated reason.  Some people pay for the premium level service on this network. I imagine they're extremely upset and the result could well cause long term damage to sony's mostly unblemished record to date.
And secondly, just how green is the iPhone (you know, the one that tracks your movements)

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Geekaphone's How Green is the iPhone Infographic


This post originally appeared here: Posterous
 

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