The impossible bike ride

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My legs are pumping, sweat drips from my brow, trickling down my nose, my hands are slipping on the grips and through half shut eyes I watch the distance slowly rise. More! Faster! COME ON!! I silently urge myself, blocking out the slow burn of acid in my muscles, pushing myself on, adrenalin surging round…

Shiny and New

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Despite suggesting that I had, I didn’t actually purchase a 1TB drive the other day. I was perilously close and it was only the realisation that we were getting the bathroom done (and the car needs an MOT) that stopped me. The same basic maths (money in – money out) is what will stop me…

Storage

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I have a MacBook, and I really enjoy using it as it is a very nice experience. I have a PC, and I really enjoy using it as I am a power-user and have it tailored to the way I work and I’m very comfortable in the environment. I find myself wanting to use the…

Weekender

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Busy day ahead, so I’ll be brief. My Office Christmas party was on Saturday night. Drawing up at the main entrance, I was greeted with a red carpet, and gladly accepted a glass of fine champagne. I turned down the partridge and quail The meal was served in the atrium area of our office (the…

Briefly…

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… no we didn’t win the Lottery, but if we had, I’d have a year long “see the world” holiday (and I mean real world, not “luxury hotel” world.. well ok, a few luxury hotels..), then distribute as much of the money as I could, leaving enough for Louise and I to live off without…

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Weekender

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Friday night. Games night at work, with a Wiimbledon tournament running on one wall (using the overhead projector) and a Pro Evolution Soccer tournament running on one of the small LCD tvs.. a third TV had an XBox hooked up for various games, and a second Wii was chopping and changing another set of games….

Can't stop

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Glad you all liked that joke, Louise was most pleased as she told it to me in the first place. My Mum is likely to be disappointed as it’s not a dirty joke (my mother’s specialty) but as she’s up to her ears in an IKEA delivery fiasco at the moment, she’s not had time…

Smorgasbord

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Only a couple of weeks after mentioning my dual monitor setup at work and what happens? They buy us all 19″ LCD screens, no more old flickering CRTs.. woo hoo… AND I get a RAM upgrade for my laptop (2GB now). AND tonight is the Champions League final. In other news, it looks like Louise…

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Stand by me

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OK, I’m looking for a stand to put my webcam on. I have an LCD screen and my cam doesn’t come with clips for that kind of screen. Then I spotted the FlexStand. Ideal! Not sure I want to pay £35 for something like that though… anyone else got any suggestions? In other news: Congratulations…

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You who forgot to tell MESorry, I didn’t realise that Sunday was Internet Free Day. I apologise for surfing, I apologise for emailing, I apolo… hang on a sec. Did anyone else know about this? Did I miss the meme to end all memes? Or is the Evening Times (a West of Scotland paper) just…

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