Well, my Cobalt Qube arrived today. This is the cube I won by blogging Sun’s premier field training event last February. Also you might ask why it took so long; it got lost the first time. Interestingly absolutely no documentation. 😥 Actually the original blog post pointed at a bunch of web resources, which have all gone now.
Monthly Archives: October 2005
I started to watch the Fantastic 4 on the flight home, but fell asleep. That good!! 😯
I have now returned from Las Vegas. What an amazing place! I stayed at the Mirage, one of the huge hotel/casinos on the strip. Words fail me! They’ve even got slot machines embedded into the bars, fortunately not at the restaurant tables though. In the slideshow there is a picture of the arcade into the Bellagio, for those who like me have declining eye-site, the two shops are Chanel & Tiffany & Co., which sort of sums up the strip. The Mirage has a caged white tiger (endangered species?) and dolphins in the swimming pool. Not good to my mind. 😡
I’ve just re-seen
Batman Begins. Its on the plane, the sound track is piss poor, the screen is tiny but these limitations only enhance the quality of the script & the drama of the story. This is what super-hero fiction is really about. As argued by the Captain, all the predecessor Batman stories remain cartoons (well they would be wouldn’t they) and we’ve been waiting for this story.
The drive from Las Vegas airport to the casino hotels is not very long, but further than I’d want to walk carrying my luggage. I took a taxi and was entertained by the driver who also took two elderly canadians to the hotels as well. We discussed Bush’s imminent invasion of Canada 🙄 , the War of 1812-14 where he concluded that the UK is best off that Bush & the neo-cons don’t know their Napoleonic history, Greece, Germany, UK – Las Vegas direct flights, and the Sun stock price. Truly not a range of subjects I expect a taxi driver to want to talk about but I’ve been poorly trained in London – At least he’ll be able to say to you all,
I had that Dave Levy in the back of my cab. 😎