Monthly Archives: November 2007

Shrinking VMware volumes with VMware Converter

Today I’ve been trying to migrate a VMware Workstation 5.5 virtual machine to VMware ESX 3. Unfortunately this has proved to be much more difficult than I expected! It’s not a legacy-mode VM, so if I copy it straight onto … Continue reading

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Eurostar rip-off!

I booked my trip out to Paris next week on Eurostar – can you believe this, it’s costing £420!!!! Yes, four hundred and twenty pounds!!!! I’m only going to be there for 6 hours just for a meeting. Jeeez! Good … Continue reading

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Lots of Nintendo Wii stock in Tenerife!

I’ve noticed that the world and his dog are trying to buy Nintendo Wii consoles for their kids this Christmas. I was in Argos today and even the couple next to me where furiously typing the stock numbers into the stock … Continue reading

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Patrick Stewart says “Engage!” – NOT

I forgot to mention, we saw Patrick Stewart at the Gielgud Theatre in MacBeth on Friday. I was really looking forward to it and he did not disappoint. He’s a bit of a hero of mine, having starred as Jean-Luc … Continue reading

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Eurostar’s move to St. Pancras

I may have to go to Paris next week so am looking at taking the Eurostar. Apart from the tickets coming out at over £300 (ouch!), Eurostar has now moved from Waterloo to St. Pancras. I’m sure I’m not the … Continue reading

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Kaiser Chiefs last night

We saw the Kaiser Chiefs down in Bournemouth (at the BIC) last night with friends Ray and Andrea. This is the first time I’ve seen them live and they were brilliant. They played a lot of stuff from their two … Continue reading

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England fail to qualify for Euro 2008

Got back from Norway tonight and immediately turned on the TV to watch England’s knife-edge match against Croatia. We had to draw in order to qualify for the Euro 2008 finals, but we were 1-0 down within 7 minutes when … Continue reading

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