15 years on…

It’s fifteen years this month since LucasFilm Games released "The secret of Monkey Island". I remember sitting around my next door neighbours Intel 80286XT, with it’s 16 colour cga monitor, 640kb RAM and 20MB hard drive. 🙂 The game was really exciting and you had…

Mind the gap!

Ha Ha, this is really funny, although one shouldn’t laugh at others misfortune…. No, you must laugh because who are the fools working in a place where there is a great big hole in the floor. Have you ever wondered if you were in a…

Get more from GMail.

With 2Gb of free online storage for each account, Google’s GMail webmail service has already attracted thousands of loyal users, even though it hasn’t been officially launched yet. It didn’t take long for some enterprising soul to find another use for the service though. With…

Baby giant panda named Tai Shan!

Tai Shan, which means “peaceful mountain,” got his name according to Chinese custom and as the result of a public online contest in which more than 202,000 people voted. Tai Shan was conceived by artificial insemination after zoo scientists determined that Mei Xiang and male…

Come on Winter!

We have just had a new Vaillant Combi Boiler put in to replace the crap boiler we had before. What a pleasure to feel warmth almost immediately. Last winter it use to take over 3 hours for the radiators to heat up, but most times…

ReadyWhenUR

Do you ever find yourself gasping for a cup of tea, but you just can’t summon the strength to switch the kettle on? Does it all seem too much? Is all hope for the afternoon tea break fading away? Fear not, for PG Tips have…

New site starts in October.

Welcome to our new LookatBowen web site. It’s still early days so don’t expect much in the way of news or site updates. I am in the process of embedding my photo album (the new Gallery 2 photo album) into WordPress 1.5, (the engine running…