Quick wins

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At work I have a laptop running Windows 7 and every lunchtime, as I lunch away from my desk, I lock the machine. Except what I should do is pause iTunes, set my IM status to Away, and then lock it but I forget to do all that most days and just bash Windows+L. However,…

Good Morning, Mr. Phelps

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Your mission, Jim, should you choose to accept it. I need an alarm clock. To remind me to go to bed. No, seriously. Midnight creeps up on me, sneaks past and drags 1am with it all too often. It must stop. However, being a … geek/nerd/dork/saddo … I would like a nice solution to this…

Lunching with the diva

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Of the pixel variety. Always good to meet a fellow blogger, and as we’ve “known” each other for several years (before she was a diva in fact) it was extra special to spend a pleasant lunch in the company of pixeldiva herself. We chatted about all sorts, as us eclectic bloggers are known to do,…

Looking back

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Being a good writer, a good communicator, is a skill. Being able to form sentences and paragraphs, structure a topic so it flows well and makes sense are not the only skills required to being a good writer. Neither are good grammar or spelling, although they are generally the first things people notice and so,…

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Not this but that

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I had thought of 23 different things to post here by 8.30am this morning. I’ve forgotten each one. Instead I’ll give you a transcript (a small snippet) of a discussion I’ve just had on IM (the names have been changed to protect the innocent – I’ve ALWAYS wanted to say that… hmmmm what ever happened…

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Yawn…Working at home, which is just as well as I feel bleuch. Surprisingly not hungover bleuch, but ‘fighting off a cold’ bleuch. How many Vitamin C pills are you allowed to pop in a day? Ohh and huge, embarassed, apologies to everyone who I was in contact with last night. Be it a comment left…

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RandomnessNorthern Hemisphere news: Tomorrow morning (or more accurately the middle of the night) you can witness what experts think will be the most spectacular meteor shower for the next three decades. Advice on where to look is included: “Look up towards an unobstructed part of the sky”. Anyone who looks down, or stands under a…

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