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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Frode explodes

One of the machines in the lab decided to give up the ghost sometime in the past 10 days though it certainly went with a bang. This machine wasn’t attended to very often so when I saw it was off, I turned it back on and was almost engulfed in grey smoke and the stench […]

Royal Mail’s rip-off customs charges

Last month I ordered a few t-shirts from Threadless, a store which gets normal people to design t-shirts and pays them if they appear on the store. Some of the designs are excellent so I decided to order four. I had them delievered to the UK (Threadless are an American company), knowing full well that […]