Remote perl developers amid the CoViD-19

We’re in the middle of a *global* pandemic with the coronavirus running riot around the world. Most countries have implemented some form of “lockdown”, forbidding their citizens to gather in large numbers, or congregate together. There was a time when self-satisfied westerners looked askance at the Chinese tourists wandering around European cities with their face … Read more

Naturist Red in Tooth and Claw

Naturist Red in Tooth and Claw by Stuart Pitsligo Violent deaths are occurring in a remote corner of the highlands of Scotland. Strange, animal-like people are killing anyone they find, and no one seems able to defend themselves against their attacks. But a local woman, who lives as a naturist in her remote highland home, … Read more

Reduce levels of carbon emissions

There are calculations to show that we can reduce levels of carbon emissions in the future, and one can only hope methods will be found which will be capable of implementing some of these options. The costs of implementing the Kyoto Protocol realistically are estimated at approximately 0.1% of GDP for each participating country. These … Read more

Naked at the Gasthof

Occasionally we glimpsed the surrounding peaks getting smaller. After several hours of zig-zagging upwards through the trees, we emerged from the forest onto the ridge and a welcome pause. We were going slowly and stopped for lunch just below the top. We were going slowly and stopped for lunch just below the top, Doug, Mira, Jacques … Read more

In winter things get complicated

Then clothing. This will be necessary anyway at one time or another, especially at the outset, when the muscles are still stiff and cold. Once you get going, the muscles will soon warm up, then clothes become redundant and can be removed layer by layer. However, unlike shorts in summer which are quickly removed, in … Read more

Into the sunlight

We came out into the sunlight at the top of the woods, and a large open swathe of bright grass led us up towards the gasthof on the ridge. We dressed, shortly before arriving there and, having brought our own lunch, continued along the trail to get a little peace and quiet. 100 metres past … Read more

Perl debugger pocket reference

The Perl Debugger Pocket Reference provides complete coverage in a conveniently small package.Maybe you write code so clean you never have to look at it twice. Or perhaps you’d rather focus your energies on writing clean code, rather than learning about the debugger. But if you need to learn about the Perl debugger in a hurry, … Read more