John in Pune, so as deputy cat in charge of the mice, finally get Manju to stop poking at Java and get him working on Zope and PHP instead. “But I’ll need to learn Linux first”. He really hasn’t even looked at them, has he? Set him on the Windows versions of both. Ha ha.

Reconfirm tickets for flight home to Brum. Discover with shock am returning home tomorrow and not in three days as originally thought. Thoughts of Xmas in India having missed flight descends followed by mild panic for need to pack.

WroxIndia Christmas dinner for everyone at the Shanthi (where else?).