M threw me a surprise party, so I'd like to thank the following people for attending:
Happy Birthday to me
I received this via SMS last night (thanks Rita!):
I got a new PC at work: the Dell Precision 490. It's a replacement because my older HP wasn't coping with the massive amount of processing we're doing for SQL reports.
It's official, and I've been telling friends and clients for years: if you want to back up your data for longevity, back it up to hard drive.
Recent readers will know I'm a big girl when it comes to spiders. Today I got an SMS, followed by a phonecall, from an ex-pupil of mine. He has just been bitten by a spider, and asked me what to do. I told him to find a doctor and if possible, take the spider with him, or at the very least, try and describe it.
For 29 years, I couldn't understand how "china" meant "friend", until I read an article about Cockney Rhyming Slang.
I'd like to join the growing chorus of calls for President Thabo Mbeki to get an HIV test, along with all other senior members of parliament. While he's about it, perhaps he can settle the rumours once and for all that he's not a soaker.
(Lagos) Legislation being considered by Nigeria's House of Representatives would make it a criminal offense to associate with known homosexuals.
I've just read an uncredited description of Madonna as the "Old Mother Hubbard of Pop". I think it's brilliant!