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  • 26 February 2009

I just though I should write a short post about few of my recent favourite software on mac (macwares). It is not a “review” of any sort, just my “views”. I tend to try pretty much all the ‘shareware’ that I think might be useful, and many of the good ones get filtered through to...

The UK Border Agency’s policy of ripping off foreign student continues – not withstanding the crazy application system (I had to fill some 16 pages last time I applied for extension), now they have increased the fees further – changes highlighted below in bold. Below is part of the email I received from the university’s...

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  • 20 February 2009

Just saw a news on the list of “endangered languages” published by UNESCO, and thought of checking how many in Nepal are on the list. I’m not into language research or anything, but as somebody who’s always interested in learning new languages, I find it sad that many of the world’s minority languages are in...

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  • 19 February 2009

I have been using ecto on my Mac as the main blogging client for a while now. However, recently when my Mac was at repairs, I tried the latest version of Windows Live Writer on a Vista laptop, and it really blew me away. I think WLW is the best piece of Microsoft software I’ve...

What do you call the drizzle equivalent of snow? The weather-person tells us to expect ‘light snow showers’ and thats what we are getting in York now, but I want to find a one-word name for this event, as its called ‘drizzle’ for rain! I think I’m now obsessed with saying more using less words...