Monthly Archives: June 2005
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
I’m pleased to report that my celebrations of out-smarting the weather far exceeded all expectations and finally ended some time yesterday morning (Sunday). After a brief recovery period I decided to get cracking with some more mundane matters, namely the … Continue reading
Determined not to be caught out by the weather again I concocted a cunning plan today. The morning dawned bright and sunny so I got to the boat early and tinkered with the liferaft cradle half-heartedly until about 10.30 by … Continue reading