Category Archives: Diary
Before writing anything else I should point out that this was one of the main holiday weekends of the year here in celebration of Independence Day, so if you’re expecting to hear daring tales of brilliant seamanship or more intricate … Continue reading
I’ve felt strangely cut off from the world this week due to the loss of the internet connection when the apartments changed hands on Tuesday. Nobody seems to know why it doesn’t work but meanwhile my only way of getting … Continue reading
I arrived at the yard this morning to find a large empty spot in the yard where Odyssey used to be. This could mean only two things – either somebody had nicked her in the middle of the night, which … Continue reading
Apologies for that rather cryptic last entry, but it represents quite a breakthrough for me as it was sent from my laptop via a satellite phone. I’ve finally cobbled together all the hardware and software I need and can now … Continue reading
First live test update using satellite phone.
It works! My little Java program can now send an entry directly to this blog without me having to use a web browser or login to the blog. As long as I have an internet connection then I should be … Continue reading
If you can see this then it means that my program is working! This blog entry was sent from a Java program running on my Mac, which means I can now update my diary without logging in. Hooray!
… is without a doubt the best film I’ve seen in a very long time. I should point out that I hate football with an intensity that comes close to obsession, but it didn’t seem to make a blind bit … Continue reading
Apologies for the loss of my blog for the last day or so, I hope you all managed to survive without it. It’s all my fault of course, as I was trying to do something clever which failed dismally. That’ll … Continue reading