Crickson's electric eye

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I am married to Spiderbaby and live in Banbury, Oxfordshire after eight years living in the USA and Sweden. I am working and training as a clinical scientist for the NHS in Oxford.


There are now over ten years of photographs on my blog! It all started with a photograph I took on the 1st of May 2004... It's been a wonderful journey, thank you all who have shared it with me, and made this blogging community one I keep coming back to!

Interesting things I read recently:

"Only one in five people born [in the UK] since 1975 believes in God".
Source: Prof David Voas, University of Essex

"For every dollar invested in the Human Genome project, $141 was returned to the US economy". Francis Collins, NIH
Source: New Scientist 27 July 2013.

I am Pavlovs_dog on PSN and would be happy to link up with Playstation-owning mobloggers : )

Too Much Information: The first album I ever bought was the Fraggle Rock soundtrack. Pretty cool, eh? I was only 16 : )





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my poor powerbook is f*cked : (
14th Dec 2006, 19:04   | tags:,,,

crickson says:

Like Tubbs from The League of Gentlemen, it's all wrong inside : (

14th Dec 2006, 19:09

Helen says:

Oh no! I hope that doesn't happen to mine. It's getting kind of old.

14th Dec 2006, 19:18

crickson says:

Shaking worked for a few days, but no longer...

Question is - do I send it for a diagnostic for £40 or just buy a new one?

14th Dec 2006, 19:32

OJ says:

"It's deed I tell you, deed!"

Sorry, doesn't work without the comedy accent.

14th Dec 2006, 19:50

crickson says:

ES> Refurb website? Didn't know apple did that! I'll have a look, thanks : )

14th Dec 2006, 19:50

Oh. Crap.

From the thumbnail I thought it was some over-the-top DNA analysis software.

Is everything backed up? Can you try reintalling the OS? When my graphics card went kaput on my old laptop, reinstalling my OS gave it another 3 months.

14th Dec 2006, 20:18

swamprose says:

dead and gone. go apple refurb. it is a good thing.

14th Dec 2006, 20:44

Helen says:

Noooooo, keep loving the Ti.

14th Dec 2006, 20:50

crickson says:

The laptop itself is fine. Connects to my network without any problems and i have pulled all my work off it - it's just the display that doesn't seem to work. If I turn it off-and-on and shake it about a bit it's often ok for a while...


...Yeah, it's served me well for 4 years but it's time for core 2 duo lovelyness.

14th Dec 2006, 23:56

nige says:

sheize. gutted for you man.

14th Dec 2006, 23:57

crickson says:

Ah, no worries. Four years of service, I don't feel short changed.

15th Dec 2006, 00:00

alexis says:

am emailing you!

15th Dec 2006, 06:40

FilbertFox says:

get it fixed and buy a new one!

15th Dec 2006, 11:27

shaaaaark says:

Beowulf cluster of Apple laptops!

21st Dec 2006, 17:58