Flat and Car [en]

I got my flat!
Bagha is happy, although he doesn’t know it yet, because in a bit more than two weeks he will be allowed outside again.
My collegues at work saw me leap in the air with joy as I received the news by phone.

I also found a cheap car. Car, flat, cat, job and studies awaiting me in October… what could I ask more?

Astounding [en]

I’m posting quite regularly at Astounding these days.
I also discovered CitizenX – a rather cool place to hang out. Contact me if you need my nickname at any of these two places ; ).

Two personal sites caught my interest:

  • First, [the bwg update]. After having spent a year in India, the site of a person living in Hong Kong could only interest me.
  • Second, CannBoys. Though I must admit I didn’t spend much time on the main parts of the site, I had a really good time (so did my brother!) trashing the web.

Apart from that web-news, I have started work. The three first days of instruction were a bit of a bore – the kind of days that leave me wishing I was a little less swift and a trifle more dumb.
Lots of time spent amongst students, professors and other smart people can make you forget what the Real World Mind is like.

Update 01.06.2004: Astounding is long gone, as its (short-lived) successor Fathom5. It was nice while it lasted.

Translator [en]

Another useless thing I did today (this is my last day free on the net, I’m starting work tomorrow).
I put one of my pages in a translation site. Want to see the result?
“Everyday life” in french (extracted from my logbook). It made me squeal with glee at times.

Web Insanity [en]

I must be going slightly mad… I’ve registered an email address for my cat at meowmail.com.
You can now write to him directly at [email protected] to ask him how he is coping with Switzerland (locked up in a flat, no pure beef for dinners anymore – canned food instead, no playmates, no dog, no baby…).
I think he’s even more impatient than I am to find a flat where he can taste outdoor life again!

Yea. I admit it – mea culpa. People do such useless things on the web, at times…

Hell [en]

Just overheated my second car in ten days : ( – is there a god of cars up there that I offended in some way?

Weblog Open [en]

Here we are. I have an online “journal”. Let’s see what happens.

Yesterday, I posted in the Astounding Websites forum about subject lines.
Thirty minutes later, my suggestion was approved and implemented.
It is quite a strange feeling when a little suggestion, dropped in a space populated by people who have no idea that you exist, has such an immediate and concrete effect.