Monthly Archives: April 2005

GUADEC registration fee

First let me say that I don’t think anyone is entirely happy with the registration fee situation. Obviously the fact that payment is only by paypal is far from ideal. I’m not completely in agreement with where the registration levels were set. The website is confusing. But it’s not an attempt to rip people off […]


My cousin Alice from Germany has been staying me this week and exploring Boston, and we’ve done quite a bit of cooking in the evenings. On Saturday we cooked Indian: a dish of tomatoes and masoor daal (based on a recipe titled rasam, but it didn’t come out remotely like that, though it was tasty […]