Archive for March, 2007

The great high speed broadband debate part II

Monday, March 26th, 2007

I just saw Senate Question Time on TV and it just reinforced that the Minister for Communications does not get it. Her answer to the opposition question was pure political theatre …

The great high speed broadband debate

Sunday, March 25th, 2007

I don’t normal talk politics on this blog, but this time politics is mixing with technology and the internet, so I will make an exception. For those of you outside of Australia or have been ignoring the news for the last couple days, the labour opposition has promised high speed broadband to 98% of all Australians. Note this is not fibre to your home, just fibre to the node (ie your local telephone exchange).

The Government has two problems with the proposal…

Normal services will resume shortly

Saturday, March 17th, 2007

Hopefully things should return to a version of normal this week. Angie has been out of hospital for a week now and I have been adjusting to my new role as chief teamaker and preparer of soft boiled eggs and soldiers…

Frustration is

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

Seeing someone you love, in pain lying in bed with tubes coming out of them and not being able to do anything.

Current status

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

Just a quick post to let my friends know what is happening in my life.