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A new suit

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Back in August 2010 I bought my first race suit. Took several attempts to get it fitting properly and I ended up wearing a suit for someone who was apparently 6’3″. I am 6’0″. Constant use over 5 years including several 24 hour events had taken its toll so I bought a replacement but decided […]

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Evolution of code

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A few years ago I worked on a project for a company that used a base64 class to encode a binary object into xml.  It was a class in that loosest of senses it being a simple wrapper around a pair of static C functions.  In fact it also made some assumptions which was painfully […]

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Disney vs Disney

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I have been to EuroDisney aka DisneyLand Resort Paris.  I have now been to DisneyWorld aka DisneyLand Resort Florida so can compare the two. EuroDisney is smaller than DisneyWorld. EuroDisney rides are more extreme than DisneyWorld. EuroDisney queues are quicker than DisneyWorld. EuroDisney seems more expensive. DisneyWorld staff are way more friendlier. DisneyWorld has more […]

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Please Amazon…

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…stop using HDNL. I have finished reading a book.  I then decide to order some more from Amazon. Since Jeff Bezos has direct access to my bank account I pay for next day delivery service (aka Prime).  So it was on early Friday morning (think 00:00) I decided to order not 1 or 2 books, but 7 (voracious).  […]

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