Saturday, June 28, 2008

So what's going on here then?

I thought my eyes were deceiving me earlier today.

There I was, stood on the platform at Princes Risborough, when a Virgin Super Voyager train whizzed through. Eh? Has Chiltern Railways had an upgrade? There have since been loads more or these trains go through, so I thought I'd best find out what is going on.

Apparently the West Coast main line is closed at Rugby and a 'freight only' line somewhere in North West London is being used to get trains from Euston onto the Chiltern Railways lines.

Later: I've also just found a more recent Virgin Trains press release. Oh - And you can tell that I know nothing about trains. Until corrected, this post had the wrong sort of train (and wrong picture). Oops.

And a few grey hairs later

Sorry about the break.

The last month has seen me remember far more about the workings of my PC than I knew I'd forgotten.

The purchase of a Memory Stick and an external Firewire enabled hard drive have meant that the only data I seem to have lost has been my Outlook information (everything). No photos lost, no music lost, MS Money file protected. All in all lucky, lucky, lucky.

Oh, and the Bar Stewards at Adobe won't reissue my Dreamweaver activation code despite having the CD and access to my original on-line invoice. Gits.

So, one completely re-formatted hard drive later and I'm gradually getting back to normal.


I'd better go and cut the grass now. Chanting as I go ..... "Back up your data, back up your data, back up your d...