Archive for March 14th, 2012

Congratulations to Perth, Scotland on becoming a city. It is a nice place and home to some great people 🙂  I hope that they don’t suddenly start building trophy skyscrapers and bidding for Olympics. [I had to say ‘Perth, Scotland’ to avoid confusing readers in Perth, Australia who already think that they live in a […]

Sev one


A teenager travelled to London for another university interview. He is interested in computers and business, so he was fascinated to listen to the phone conversation from a nearby seat. It was all about a ‘sev 1’ system problem that needed urgent resolution because it was affecting several banks. A ‘severity 1’ problem is shorthand […]