Amazing…

Saw this today via instapundit, and just had to share it. I didn't think you could actually do anything like this with a remote controlled aircraft...wow!

Yet another baby

But at least this ones in the family. Aunty 'Manda and Uncle Damian have given us Henry. Until we get some pictures this little one of Amy will have to suffice.

Hooray for Ross & Michelle

A big congratulations to Ross & Michelle who have brought Logan into the world. Logan came out with all the proper bits in a nice and quick 4 1/2 hour labour, and apart from all the usual baby stuff Mom, Dad and Baby all seem to be doing fine. If your reading this read more »

Important Information

On Thursday the 4th of next month (may), at two minutes and three seconds after 1:00 in the morning, the time and date will be 01:02:03 04/05/06.

That won't ever happen again.

You may now return to your (normal ?) life.

BASH: The octal problem

I was writing a whole pile of scripts which performed end of month tasks for this webserver, including stats archival, monthly backups, clean up bits and pieces. They all ran great until I hit the end of August and BANG…everything fell apart in a heap of “value too great for base (error token is read more »

Everybody meet Amy Joy

On Tuesday February 7 at 6:45am, Amy Joy finally joined us after 9 months of waiting.

The vital stats are:

Weight - 3.18kg (7lb at a bit for those on the old scale) Height - 50cm Head Circumference - 34cm Mum was very happy with a nice 5 hour labour and NO DRUGS! By the time we got to the read more »

Welcome to the world Eliza

Linda and Bruce delivered their little bundle of joy, Eliza Jayne on November 29 after what could be described (from what we have been told) as a heroic effort on Linda's behalf. After all the problems that they had encountered it was great that Eliza came along in the normal everyday fashion weighing in at read more »

The boom continues

We found out this weekend that the baby boom around us has expanded yet again. Our friends Dan and Linda are expecting their first sometime mid next year. It has also just occured to me that I haven't mentioned the Amanda (Mels sister) and Damien are also expecting, only 10 weeks behind us.

Testing the new gear

Over the Melbourne Cup long weekend (a four day weekend for some of us), we went up to our usual camp spot at big river, but this time with a whole pile of new gear!

Mel and I decided a while ago to get a new tent. Not just any old tent, the biggest one we read more »

We are the champions.

Well...What a weekend this has been. Saturday was the Spring Ball and Dance-O-Rama for Victorian Arthur Murray Dance Studios, and a day Mel and myself have been working toward since our return from the honeymoon in April. The day started off just like any other Saturday. Mel went out to run some errands at the shops read more »