Tag Archives: computers

That other ‘Us’ present?

It has been an interesting day, and we have a new addition to our lounge. Hubby and I were discussing options for viewing our DVDs other than on our 11 inch laptop screens, and came up with a few: A … Continue reading

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Computers Know Fear

Hubby is always telling me this, and it has got to the stage when I’m afraid to click on anything unfamiliar in case I import some gremlin. My laptop crashed a little while ago (I still don’t know what I … Continue reading

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The Future at Our Door

Technology has come a long way since colour TV, the first ATMs and mobile phones. Now they are talking about Internet Services being accessible through everyday household items such as fridges. That little light that comes on every time you … Continue reading

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Cold vs Flu, Battle of the viruses

Last night was spent disconnected to the internet and sorting out my computer. You know what it’s like when someone else uses your equipment and something ‘new’ appears? You assume it’s something to do with what they were doing and … Continue reading

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Hubby’s present (past and future)

What do you get someone for a ‘Special Birthday’ (don’t tell Hubby I said that, as he wants to ignore the event and treat it as a normal day). Don’t get me wrong, he’s happy with a packet of peanuts … Continue reading

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I is for Incensed and Insurance

I don’t think there is anything that cannot be insured, and even if there was, somebody would find a way round it to take it on AND MAKE MONEY. Obviously in the UK we have to have the important things … Continue reading

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The Day Hubby Lost It

The internet here at the boat can be iffy, though lately we have been able to sit at our laptops without disconnection and do what we happily like to do. We have identified ‘flagging times’ when automatic back ups are … Continue reading

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Here’s something I prepared earlier

They say a poor workman always blames his tools, and to some extent that’s true, but one thing I find annoying is when I do ABSOLUTELY NOTHING and it all goes pear-shaped. I have recently noticed that WordPress have yet … Continue reading

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Back in Time

As I sit at this computer terminal, it is hard to believe just how much I’ve forgotten, apart from the frustrations. Funny how I never thought I’d get used to a laptop, and now I’m trying to come to grips … Continue reading

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credit rate plummets

Most of us have heard of the term ‘Credit Rating’. The way I understand it is that it is a means of ascertaining whether a borrower is a good risk to loan money to. The Economists out there will be … Continue reading

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