What is this I don’t even…

by Purple Wyrm on May 28, 2015

A client is having problems importing data from Excel into one of our systems. They’ve provided (after much prodding) a sample file so I’ve asked them for details on exactly how they’re trying to import it – what options they (…)

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This is How the World Ends

by Purple Wyrm on May 25, 2015

According to the always entertaining and informative Jason Colavito there are people out there (OK, one person) basing their view of human history on not just a literal interpretation of the Bible, and not just a literal interpretation of the (…)

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Eurovision 2015. Why are we here again?

by Purple Wyrm on May 24, 2015

So, it’s 2:55 in the morning, and rather than being tucked up nice and warm in bed I’m sitting here huddled under my doona watching SBS. Why you ask? Because it’s Eurovision! And not only is Australia in the contest (…)

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A Challenge

by Purple Wyrm on May 20, 2015

Here’s a challenge for you regulars and random drop-ins. How would you describe me in a sentence of no more than ten words? Or if that’s too much hard work, here’s a delightful cartoon about a funny horsie.

On France

by Purple Wyrm on May 19, 2015

France is a pentagonal country located in Western Europe, South America, the Caribbean, the Pacific and Indian Oceans, Antarctica and near Canada. In the middle of France is an island called France. In the middle of the island is a (…)

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Some Free Business Advice

by Purple Wyrm on May 11, 2015

Let us assume that you have a website, which is hosted and managed by a website company. And let us assume that you decide you want a new website, hosted and managed by a different website company. Let us furthermore (…)

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Waiting for the Royal Dawn

by Purple Wyrm on May 6, 2015

So, it turns out that I had the lyrics of M83’s brilliant Midnight City completely wrong. I thought it went… Waiting for the call, Waiting for the royal dawn, Tonight the city grows, Who can see the royalty glow? Waiting (…)

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