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Melbourne local time and weather
  • Time: 2021-10-19 00:20
  • Weather: it was about 10.3°C at 2021-10-19 00:08 (openweathermap.org)

Ralph Hosking headlines

  • Melbourne-based after 10 years in Luxembourg and then Perth. Software developer at TIM Technologies, follows tech, sci-fi, breaking news and random humor.
  • 2021-09-22 - Whee, earthquake! I thought about it, "Yes earthquake". Stood and thought "Am I supposed to do something?"
  • 2021-09-21 - The replacement AFL parade is a bit shit.
  • 2021-08-15 - I Am Mother - Isolating, robotic child raising kept me wondering where daughter v mother v outside leads on the creepy/disturbing/future/lonely scale.
  • 2021-07-21 - Breakfast time; beef and vegetable vindaloo served with spaghetti and washed down with instant coffee. Welcome to hump day.
  • 2021-06-19 - It's the weekend but I got to submit a bug report about a potentially big issue in a website. Hope it saves someone from a very bad day.
  • 2021-04-02 - A quarter of the year has evaporated. A side-effect of spending 2 months on a new project. Managed to get out to pub and regained regular status.
  • 2021-01-01 - Happy New Year, let's try not to pronounce this year as '2020 won'.
  • 2020-12-29 - Check email for the first time since 24 December, there are a satisfyingly round number of 200 emails waiting. Fewer than expected.
  • 2020-11-23 - Whee, this morning's Instagram post was used as the background on Sky News weather report. That made my day, hope the high lasts the week.
  • 2020-10-20 - Just realised I was dreaming about the Road Runner last night. I wonder what that was about?
  • 2020-10-01 - In late March it seemed hairdressers would be shut down so purchased hairclippers. Called it. 8 DIY haircuts later I'm still not sure how the back looks.
  • 2020-08-31 - Another night of poor sleep and bad dreams, hopefully things are improving. [edit 2020-09-03 not really]
  • 2020-08-28 - Nightmares and stressfull days, it would be so nice to go to the pub, have a beer, let the Friday evening noise wash over me and unwind
  • 2020-08-16 - Very much time to watch 'Top Gun' again. Apologies to the neighbors for any noise, but it was so worth it!
  • 2020-07-07 - Stupid groundhog, we've got six more weeks of COVID-19 lockdown. Lockdown 2: Electric Boogaloo. Apologies to Punxsutawney Phil.
  • 2020-06-13 - Wow, the weeks and months have flown past. Last visit to the pub was 28 February, last conversation in person longer than 2 sentences was in March.
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