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The phone rang early on this morning and I did not recognise the number on caller display so I answered it without knowing who was on the other end. It was an Indian-sounding lady who claimed to be called Angela, … Continue reading

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Still learning

For the last few days I have been away visiting Son #1 and his family. We have been busy doing all sorts of things and at some stage each day I have gone online using an ancient laptop. It is … Continue reading

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Little treats

I enjoy getting magazines through the post. Regular monthly ones come from Caravan & Camping Clubs, The National Trust, Saga, and Weight Watchers.  But I have discovered a new online source for individual copies of magazines. iCreate should arrive tomorrow … Continue reading

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We used to talk about babies and toddlers – nappies in the days before disposables ……. and all sorts of other things. Then over the years we talked on the phone about schools and exams and children growing up. After … Continue reading

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HBTW has a state of the art weather station………  (it is what comes from being a yachtie at heart.)  And this afternoon’s activity of the day has been to try and install the software. Not so easy – but thanks … Continue reading

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Creeping paperlessness

To be honest I’m not even sure if paperlessness is a word – I suspect it is not. However, it describes what is happening. Bit by bit companies are snidely sliding towards the cost-saving exercise of arbitrarily deciding that bills … Continue reading

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The computer’s swallowed grandma, Yes, honestly, it’s true. She pressed ‘control’and ‘enter’ And disappeared from view. It devoured her completely. The thought just makes me squirm. She must have caught a virus, Or been eaten by a worm. I’ve searched … Continue reading

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