Monthly Archives: April 2008

I’m starting to hate Perl

I’ve just wasted half an hour on a simple Perl script because of some stupid errors that is all to do with Perl’s quirkiness (in my opinion). This is one of the reasons why I am beginning to develop a … Continue reading

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Just sold BP, what about HBOS?

I couldn’t resist the spike in BP’s share price this morning and sold my holdings. I paid £2000 for them last year and made £150 from the sale, which is a return of around 7.5%. Not a great amount but their … Continue reading

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Enterprises are not taking DNS seriously

With the ever increasing use of web services and internet related technologies, enterprises of all sizes are not investing enough in their DNS infrastructure.   DNS (Domain Name Service) is the key technology in modern IT infrastructures – without it, … Continue reading

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Selling RBS and getting a tax rebate

After last weeks rumours of RBS’s impending rights issue, I thought it best to sell my shares quickly. They were trading at 388p on Monday morning so I sold them. I didn’t really make much (only £11) but at least I didn’t … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to me!

Oh crikey, another birthday, that came around quick. Today I’m 39, only 1 more year until the big 4-0 . Not a nice thought!

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Another GTOUK AGM has come and gone

Well, blimey, is all I can say. It really doesn’t seem like a year has passed since we were all at the Holiday Inn in Luton for last year’s GTOUK AGM. This year’s was held on Saturday at Simon Baker’s work … Continue reading

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Selling the GTO

I’ve been procrastinating long enough! Time to sell the GTO, I need a change.   The ad is here:   http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/463092.htm

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