It’s almost December. Incredible. It seems like only last month it was October.

Civ’s machine is down, hence my web site is down and I can’t read my e-mail. Oh well, you get what you pay for.

At the weekend I played Driver and unlocked the New York map. I drove downtown and found myself parking on the plaza of the World Trade Center. I stopped playing Driver.

I have to make a business trip to Florida in January. IBM policy is that everyone has to double up and share a room to save on hotel costs. I’m moderately uncomfortable about it. We get to nominate a preferred person to share with, rather than taking pot luck, so Ryan and I picked each other. Better the devil you know…