Suspend was was working in Feisty but when I updated to 7.10
(Gutsy) it stopped. When I resumed all I'd get a blank screen.
This post seems to have fixed things for me.
Having played with these settings it looks like I only need
Somebody was asking about books on an in internal DevelopMentor
This is a list of recent books that I've read (and these are
just the ones within the last three months)
Space series by Alastair Reynolds. Hard Science Fiction. First
two books are great, the third was slightly disappointing.
Harry Potter an the Deathly Hallows I'm sure you all know this
one. It's unremittingly dark
Hazards by Rory Stewart. Required reading if you're interested
in Iraq and what will happen there
- Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. Because I'd run out of books on
holiday, and yes, it is a novel, and it's actually quite good.
- God is
not Great by Christopher Hitchens. For all us non-believer's
- This Book Will Save Your Life. Another Novel. Get the doughnuts
A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian by Maria Lewycka. Very
funny. You'll like all the characters by the end
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson. This
is laugh-out-loud funny. If you haven't read it, treat yourself and
go and buy it. On holiday I read it, my wife read it and the kids
And that was just on holiday Since then it's been
The IgNobels were awarded this
I especially loved this one:
Literature - Glenda Browne of Blue Mountains,
Australia, for her study of the word "the", and how it can flummox
those trying to put things into alphabetical order.
Sounds like the sort of thing Douglas Adams or Terry Pratchet