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Getting ready for Hols

Off to Egypt next week and I’m getting quite excited. I’m not exactly a seasoned traveller, but who would have though there was so much to do as far as organising a week off was concerned. Flights, accomodation, taxi transfers in Egypt, trains to the airport here, sunscreen, shorts, passports, travel insurance, various other bits...

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Playing with Video Clips

It is rare that I get to ‘play’ with some of the more creative applications on my computer. I generally use the same old applications day in day out and the usual suspects are: Photoshop PageSpinner Firefox Mail Netfinder Word FileMaker Pro MoneyDance and maybe a few things like iTunes, some OS X Dashboard Widgets...

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Mac Accounting Software

Tax return time looms, so I thought it was time to re-assess the way I keep track of my business finances. So, I have recently spent some time on the not very exciting task of finding some decent accounting software to help me keep track of my business income and expenditure. I just couldn’t find...

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Apple Boot Camp

There were three main reasons why I didn’t plump for an Intel based Mac when I bought my new computer a couple of weeks agao Everything was just a little too new for my liking and I wanted to wai for version 2 of the IntelMacs so that any problems wold have been ironed out....

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Mowing myself healthy

I’m sure the my life as a freelance web-designer isn’t the best for my health. I’m getting RSI from long hours using a mouse and keyboard, I’m sure sitting in the same office chair all day isn’t good for my back and no doubt my eyesight isn’t getting any better staring at these computer monitors...

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New Shoes

I took Morgan shopping last weekend to get his first pair of proper shoes. He’s had a few pairs second hand but to be honest I’m not sure it’s a good idea to mess with his little feet so off we went to get measured. First of all he feet are huge! I know babies...

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Family Tree Software for a Mac

I’ve never been into genealogy, but I’ve been scouring the Apple downloads site for software updates for my new computer recently and while I was there came across a few nice looking Family Tree programs. Anna’s mum is into genealogy so I thought I would check them out. To start with none seemed to quite...

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