Can you find Wally?

Lyle is now at Dummies for Destruction. Seems like Wiley have finally played their ‘big boy’ card and had his old site pulled. So update your links y’all, and remember, Wiley publishing is evil*. * In my opinion of course

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I've won a kitchen? WOW!

Are you sick of all those sales people cold calling you? Or those phone calls that tell you that you have been picked and have won a new kitchen! or a holiday!, or a ‘style makeover for a room of your choice’! … etc etc ad infinitum. In short, do you want more control of YOUR phone? Do you have this problem, and no-one else will help, maybe you should hire … the A-Team … BLAM BLAM BLAM BLAM BLAM!!!! Errr… hang on.. Sorry, what I meant to say was try the Telephone Preference Service. The blurb: “The Telephone Preference Service (TPS) helps you to make sure your telephone number is no longer available to organisations who may telephone you …

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Gordon McLean Limited

Jann asks if he needs to be a limited company. Something I’ve been meaning to ask recently as well, so extended thanks to Lyle for his wise words (now there’s a sentence I never thought I’d write…). Ohh and Steve, I hope your offer extends in my direction too…

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All the best

A couple of work colleagues are leaving. Off to try the luck at other companies/ventures. It’s always sad to see people leave, especially people you like, and trust, and are a pleasure to work with. Why is it that the complete arseholes never leave? I digress … In the time honoured tradition, a ‘Sorry you are leaving’ card has been purchased and everyone has been invited to proffer best wishes and good luck messages. And there lies the problem. What do you write in these things? I realise it depends on the person involved, and your working (and social) relationship with them, but I always struggle. All the best … with your … no … Best of luck, you’ve been …

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Holiday Monday

Today is a Glasgow Fair Monday. So to avoid the sunday service on the trains, and all the other hassles that are associated on working on a ‘bank holiday’, I’m working at home. This has advantages, the main one is being able to listen to music on speakers instead of through headphones. If I had had my headphones on I wouldn’t have heard the early crack of the thunderstorm that has just passed overhead, although I most certainly would have heard the following rumbles. So loud it made me jump! Right off to buy some more RAM for my PC, I mean 512MB just isn’t enough, is it?

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Fly me to the moon

A few impromptu beers after work yesterday turned into a dash for the last train home. I also discovered Kronenburg makes me feel ill (or maybe it was the lack of dinner…). Today we collected several photo’s for my 26 things entry, and I’m hoping to get a picture of the sunset tonight. Mind you I’ll probably be able to get a sunrise one as well as we are running my sister-in-law and her four kids to Edinburgh Airport for their flight at 5 a.m. We’ll have to leave Dumbarton at about 1:30 a.m. to make sure we get there in plenty of time for the 3 a.m. check-in. It’s the first time they’ve flown, and the kids are all …

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