Archive for June, 2004

Palpitations

Thursday, June 10th, 2004

I was absolutely shattered last night. I slumped on the sofa and started writing a text message to one of the other volunteers. An hour later I received one from her… I was almost asleep with the phone in my hand and the message still half written. I made a sandwhich (peanut butter and bananna […]

My $0.02 worth

Wednesday, June 9th, 2004

I was just sitting i the staff room, preparing a Javascript lab for this afternoon, when I overheard something remarkable. One of the staff, whose home is a good way away from here, has fields planted to Coffee. He was describing the problems of tending, weeding, spraying, picking and transporting the coffee to the factories…. […]

RTA

Tuesday, June 8th, 2004

So I’ve had my first Road Traffic Accident…

Food and stuff

Monday, June 7th, 2004

I think I’ve spoken enough about networks and teaching lately. Thought I’d have a bit of a natter about food and stuff.

Mr Unpopular

Sunday, June 6th, 2004

Well, if they didn’t resent me after yesterday, they will after today.

Hard-ass teacher

Saturday, June 5th, 2004

Well we’re back! In case you didn’t notice, Bitterblogwas not available for a day or so while my good friend PhreakiBoi switched ISPs; it took a while for the new internet address to propagate through the system. Today I got a 1.7 second round-trip time for packets from Bitterjug.com to Holy Rosary College and back, […]

C for yourself

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2004

#include < %lt;stdio.h>> #define kenyan 0 #define mzungu 1 int skinTax(int customer){ if (customer == mzungu){ return 50; } else { return 20; } } int main(){ printf(“Maize = %d Beans = %d\n”, skinTax(kenyan), skinTax(mzungu)); }