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Hilton Stockholm Slussen 

I’ve just finished a post over on “From the keyboard of Dr Jan” about my recent visit to Stockholm. Check it out here: http://www.dr-jan.com/newblog/2008/10/22/hilton-stockholm-slussen/

Tricks of the Trade 

Tricks of the Trade is a very interesting and sometimes very useful website set up by Matthew Baldwin of defective yeti fame. It does exactly what it says on the tin – various professionals reveal their own top tips. There’s even an RSS feed. What more could you ask for? Here’s an example: When playing […]

Prague – Capital of the Czech Republic 

Dr Jan’s Executive Summary Prague is bloody pretty.

The Unix Programming Environment 

This is a review of the book The Unix Programming Environment by Brian W. Kernighan and Rob Pike. Anyone familiar with the early days of Unix will recognise the authors as key members of the Bell Labs team that created and nurtured Unix through its early years. Brian Kernighan is rightly famous as the co-author, […]

Eating at The Kings Head in Gosfield 

Last Sunday we finally went to the Kings Head in Gosfield – we’ve been staying nearby all this week. My goodness, why did we wait so long? It was fabulous! We had roast dinner, which was just excellent in every respect. Starters, roast dinner and pudding cost about £45 for the two of us, including […]