Archive for September, 2010

Tatachilla – Shiraz (Reserve) 2008

Friday, September 17th, 2010

This drop hailing from the McLaren Vale this is an interesting wine at the price point. (Currently available at 12.90 when purchasing 6 wines from Dan Murphy’s). Nose: This is nice and brooding, rather dark. Spicy, a little star anise and vanilla. It’s fantastic and seems to evolve in the glass, my favorite aspect of […]

Moving data off a dodgy disk

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Recently I had the joy of a brand new hard disk developing bad sectors, this caused all sorts of issues, and once I’d worked out that the disk was having issues (a failed backup due to read errors, which lead to a chkdsk, which lead to a hurried purchase of a new HDD) I immediately […]