Archive for July, 2005


Sunday, July 24th, 2005

A few minutes ago Lara and I got on the train back to London from Yorkshire. "God’s own country" as Stefan likes to call it. It’s been a good stay. The train is looking busy, I think to myself as I help Lara over a pile of rucksacks, but we’ve got reservations so I’m not […]


Tuesday, July 5th, 2005

A terabyte of external storage would give me enough space to rip all my music to the lossless, open FLAC format and with considerable headroom to spare, too. I ain’t spending $1k though. Champion’s league of audio codecs. Looks about as scientific as my champion’s league. On the subject of which, I’ve been meaning to […]

Digital Audio Player

Sunday, July 3rd, 2005

I’ve finally taken the plunge and ordered a digital music player. Sharp-minded readers will recall that I’m not a fan of the iPod and so for some time I’ve been looking out for an alternative. And for anyone who needs reminding, my beef with Apple’s player is that it inserts short gaps between tracks. This […]