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Eloise & Brad online 0

Eloise & Brad online

Eloise & Brad have a new website! Brad is my brother and he will soon be getting married to Eloise, so I have just set them up with a nice new website very much like this one, that will allow them to publish details of their wedding plans and any other news and views they...

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Death of an Apple Powerbook 0

Death of an Apple Powerbook

Grrrrr….. My nice shiny 15″ 1.5Ghz Apple Powerbook has blown up… It is less than 2 years old, cost me close to ยฃ2,000 and has been treated very gently, but the logic board is fried and it looks as though a repair is going to cost as much as buying a new machine.. I’m not...

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Snow in West Wales

Wooohooo, what a couple of days, loads of snow here in West Wales and I’ve managed to get the days off to head out and play in it! Amazing how the snow changes the scenery, things usually look pretty spectacular in the hills around here but with snow on them they are just amazing. It...

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Happy Birthday!

It’s hard to believe it but Saturday was Morgan’s First Birthday. I’m not sure where the last year has gone to but it has gone somewhere and Morgan is no longer the little helpless baby we brought home from hospital. He’s a lovely active one year old, just learning to walk and attempting his first...

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Mid-Life Crisis? 1

Mid-Life Crisis?

I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly not getting any younger and over the past year or so I’ve let my fitness levels drop. Maybe I’m going through a mid-life crisis, but when in Bristol last weekend I actually bought myself a pair of running shoes!! Hopefully they won’t be just for show either....

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New Words 1

New Words

It may not be that exciting to some people but I was certainly impressed when Morgan came out with ‘ca’ on Saturday morning when he saw next doors cat walking in front of the window. It wasn’t a one off either and every cat he sees now is greeted with ‘ca’. I can’t help wondering...

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Fish Tank Relocation 0

Fish Tank Relocation

For my sins I have done quite a bit of work over the last 7 years for a local ‘celebrity’ who owns a large mansion just south of Aberystwyth. However, this source of employment has all but dried up now that he and his family have moved back to Germany. I was of course left...

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Eliminating Stress 0

Eliminating Stress

One of the objectives of deciding to live here in West Wales, away rom the rat-race, was to eliminate as much stress as possible and live a relatively simple life without too many worries. Has it worked?? Well, most of the time I would say it has, but nothing is ever quite that straight-forward. We...

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Borth, Wales –  Weather Station Goes Live 1

Borth, Wales – Weather Station Goes Live

It has been a busy old christmas here for me working on the now up and running Borth and Ynyslas weather station. I had already set up the weather station itself but have now connected the weather station to a PC and produced several web-pages that provide up to the minute weather data for Borth,...

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