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That didn’t last long

My last post mentioned a new job; turns out that I am so used to working my own hours to suit my lifestyle that I’m not  happy working full time in an office anymore. Fortunately for me there was a … Continue reading

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Good Morning 2013.

A new year; a new job:- next Monday (7th) I start work for Ashton Court; doing pretty much what I have been doing for the last four years but for someone else and with the advantage of a regular income. … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas Everyone

and best wishes to anyone who does not celebrate Christmas. I was sent this picture many years ago; so I don’t know where it comes from but I dig it out every year because it gives me a laugh. Hopefully … Continue reading

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It’s nearly Christmas

so a change in the header picture and our family website has donned its Christmas colours.

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I told you so!!

Back in October I made a prediction that the new PCC would end up costing more than the old police Authority; today I read this story that the Northamptonshire PCC, Adam Simmonds, wants to create 17 posts, 10 more than … Continue reading

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I’m all Windows 8

I now have a shiny new Windows Phone 8 from Virgin Mobile to complete my upgrade from Windows 7. I decided to go with the HTC 8X, primarily because my carrier does not have the Nokia Lumia 920 in yet … Continue reading

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Just back from holiday..Time to upgrade my phone

Just had two great weeks in Florida and took the opportunity to visit a Microsoft store to see the new Microsoft Surface RT Tablet and Windows Phone 8 . Unfortunately the Pro version of the tablet isn’t out till January … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with the New Technology…………………………………

I was visiting my son and daughter-in-law last night when I asked if I could borrow a newspaper. ‘This is the 21st century, old man,’ he said.  ‘We don’t waste money on newspapers. Here, you can borrow my iPad.’ I … Continue reading

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A makeover for MaryEllen

I decided it was time to give our website a makeover so I have re-written it using HTML5 and CSS3; I’m biased of course, but it looks much better and somewhat slicker, particularly when viewed in IE10 Metro.

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More wasted public money?

Apologies in advance for the rant brought on by a number of recent news stories. Some years ago each constabulary got a Police Authority in the name of efficiency;  as with all new ideas it cost money to put in … Continue reading

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