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New and Shiny

Six months ago my computer monitor started flickering with what I presume is a dodgy backlight. I’m not one to rush in to things though so I put off buying a replacement whilst I looked at the options and finally … Continue reading

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Lots done but lots to do

Last couple of weeks really seem to have been a blur. Even Valentine’s day was postponed as neither Miss C or I had much time to make it actually worthwhile – not that we really believe much in Valentine’s day … Continue reading

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Because

Adele – Someone like you.

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Removals

Back when I started this whole house buying malarkey I was expecting to pay a few hundred quid to do the actual ‘move’ when the time came. Then I got a bit worried when a work colleague told me he’d … Continue reading

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Got there in the end

It’s taken almost exactly four months from putting in an offer to finally picking up the keys but at long last, I have a house. I began to wonder if it was ever going to happen last week when the … Continue reading

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Looking after your customers

Many many months ago I bought Miss C a new telly for her birthday. I picked one with built in Freesat so that she could a) get good reception through the leftover satellite dish she had outside and b) watch … Continue reading

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Typical

Stuck in what seems to be an ever expanding house selling chain (at least four long now including me – and the fourth link are currently away on holiday, meaning nothing is going to happen for a few more days…) … Continue reading

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eBay guilt

I’ve probably mentioned it before but I love eBay. I don’t use it loads but I do go through phases of picking up a dozen bargain DVDs or games over a couple of months before leaving it alone for a … Continue reading

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Windows 7 VHD booting

I have to admit that one of my favourite features of Windows 7 is the ability to install and run it from a VHD file (Virtual Hard Disk file). Having the entire operating system in one file is just very … Continue reading

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Back up and running…. sort of

As mentioned the other day I have been having a few technical problems. Well my new graphics card arrived and having installed that it fixed my problem and got my computer back up and running. Unfortunately – and I have … Continue reading

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