My Mac Apps

Someone I know is getting a MacBook Air tonight and as I was pulling together a list of 'suggested apps' for her I realised it's been a while since I posted about what I use so I thought I'd just share it all with you. I know, I know, you can thank me later... Admittedly

Emotional eating

Short version: I hacked a way to only get the weight gain/loss number notified to me from my Withings scale. See here for the end solution, or read on for the background. I’m overweight. It’s a fact that hasn’t really changed in the last 10 years or so, my weight has fluctuated but not significantly.

Bye Bye Foursquare

I’ve had an on/off relationship with Foursquare for a few years now. I started using it in March 2010, and the whilst the initial fun of using a ‘location based app’ (this was a few years ago when such things were new) quickly faded, it was replaced by a level of usefulness through discovery, particularly


I’m way way behind the curve on podcasts and I’m laying the blame firmly on my parents and their use of radio. I grew up in a house where music was the backdrop to most activities - my first hearing of Appetite for Destruction? My Dad loaned the cassette from the library and I walked


Like it or loathe it, email is a fundamental part of most people’s lives. Managing your email account can be time draining battling and I’ve flirted with a variety of strategies to get to where I am today which is, for me, a practical way to keep on top of my email inboxes. I have

iOS Apps

I’ve not indulged in a tech/gadget post for a while, so forgive me (or don’t!). The ever changing merry go round I’ve mentioned before my strive for ‘better’. It’s a constant part of my life and, considering that I spend a lot of my life using my iPhone, that means I’m always on the look

Going Paid

Yes, I know, first world problems and all that, shut up... With the news that Instagram can now start selling my photos, something I didn't agree to when I signed up, I've been looking at what services I use the most and wondering if I might be better to switch all my online/digital actions to