It’s only taken them 5 days to tell me, you’d have thought it would be a priority to let their customers know that their personal information had been stolen, Apple are so arrogant and patronising … Anyway, just as a … Continue reading Apple Website Hacked – Customers’ Personal Information Stolen
The Beginning I have a good old friend of more than 20 years back home in London, England. The UK economy according to the politicians is doing great, but ask most people on the street and you’ll hear a different … Continue reading Getting A Failing Website Back On Top
Originally posted on Lisa A. Martin – Freelance science copywriter/editor:
My name is Rachel. I’m a reeeeally good writer from India. Honest! Although I haven’t actually used the site for a long time, I am still signed up to… Continue reading Where did you say you were from?
Interestingly, I posted about downgrading my laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 7 because that’s what I wanted and didn’t particularly like Windows 8, and I’ve had a mini-debate going on with my blog readers. It all started because I … Continue reading Windows 8 is … Crap, Rubbish, Awful, Terrible, Horrible, Slow, A Disaster, A Flop?
In my previous blog post I wrote about building a code box like this one : Code: #!/bin/bash # rsync script rsync -avh –exclude=”*.bak” /home/user/Documents/ /media/diskid/user_backup/Documents/ However, kindly another blogger has pointed out that a nicely numbered code box is … Continue reading Revisted – How to add a code box in free WordPress blog
To interupt booting on my Samsung laptop – F2 key for BIOS, F10 key for boot selection Continue reading Quick Tip – Samsung Laptop Boot/Bios Keys
My ageing Core2Duo Toshiba 17″ laptop was OK whilst it lasted but I was starting to find it a bit sluggish even with an SSD and 2GB memory. At the time when I bought it, I thought I’d got a … Continue reading Samsung Laptop Windows 7 Drivers for NP350E7C-S02UK (and Windows XP drivers !)
Just a snippet, but I’ve tried multiple times to download Adobe CS6 Master Collection (6.2GB) (see link below) and also the Adobe CS6 Design & Web Prem (4.5GB). It’s not very often I need to download files this size direct from the … Continue reading Google Chrome Download File Size Limit
The humble iPod is said to have launched Apple’s success into a whole ‘nuther level. Originally first released in 2001, the iPod has gone through many different incarnations to the the very slick device of today. So why call it … Continue reading Why is it Called an iPod ?
I wonder if Google has the answer to that particular conundrum ? It’s one of the 50 most insane search suggestions ever seen on Google. Fair question, but funny never-the-less. Some of my other favourites : “I feel like a … Continue reading How Come When I Talk To Girls on FaceBook They Don’t Answer me Back?
Reminds me of that song “Free Nelson Mandela”, perhaps someone will make a song for Paul ? Paul McKenna the famous hypnotist and self-improvement guru, incarcerated, jailed … No, no, NO, but he’s giving away free stuff … Now you … Continue reading Free Paul McKenna (No he’s not in Jail !)
How I Cartooned myself, by Don Charisma I’ve been wanting to do this for a long time, finally managed to find the right time and space to get it done. And this is what I came up with : I … Continue reading How to Cartoon Yourself (or Myself or Whatever) – Two Days of Cartoonification
A nice little poem that reminds us not to spend too much time in the past or the future, but focus on the here and now. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a Mystery. Today is Gift, that’s why we call … Continue reading Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a Mystery. Today is Gift, that’s why we call it the Present
Attempting to space out neatly text and images in web-pages can be annoying sometimes, trying the patience and wasting one’s time. I had some short paragraphs that I wanted to highlight with images to make them easier to read and … Continue reading Spacing Images and Text in WordPress Free
This is the first time I’ve had to do this and was a little daunting at first. In UK the Thai Consulate issue a one entry, a two entry and three entry tourist visa for travel to Thailand. In another … Continue reading Calculating your dates for a Thailand Tourist Visa with a little help from timeanddate.com
It’s easy to get caught out with this when planning a stay in Thailand. For British citizens, we can get various different visas for staying in Thailand, and also a 30 day on arrival visa exemption. But how do they … Continue reading Thai Passport Stamp – How They Work Out The “Leave By” Date
Who wouldn’t want to make money sitting at home on their computer, almost passive income ? This I don’t believe is greed, just folks wanting to make a living for themselves and their loved ones, nothing out of the ordinary … Continue reading I Make Money Online, The Anatomy of a Scam
Unbelievable as it seems but it’s possible to get unlimited WiFi in Thailand via TrueMove for a mere 107 baht per month, that’s £2.26 in real money. “TrueMove” or “True WiFi” or “True Internet” or “True Ad Infinitum” have 1000s … Continue reading Get Truely unlimited WiFi from @TRUEWIFI in Thailand for 107 baht per month
This man, the author, suffered tremendously will severe health problems, but his courage and spirit are an inspiration Invictus Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be … Continue reading Spirit, Unconquered – Invictus
Frustratingly, WordPress free blog doesn’t have a code box facility, or not one that I could find. Sometimes it’s handy to put a code box for code snippets or commands to be run a command line, like this Code: #!/bin/bash … Continue reading How to add a code box in free WordPress blog
Getting a reliable wifi connection can be a paid in the backside. A solution is a Ubiquiti Nanostation M2, for the unenlightened that’s one of these – http://www.ubnt.com/airmax#nanostationm Ubiquiti make stuff that works for outdoor wifi, expect to pay around 70-100£ … Continue reading How to get @TRUEWIFI working with a Ubiquiti Nanostation M2
Everyone likes free stuff, right? Perhaps I was the last to know but Amazon are doing free MP3 albums … superb ! Just go –> MP3 Downloads › Music By Price › Free › MP3 Albums Here – http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&page=1&rh=n%3A318774011%2Cp_n_feature_browse-bin%3A625150011 Continue reading Free music on Amazon
I was doing a photo-inventory of my new place today and my iPad for some reason decided to flip all the pictures upside-down, boring, because I will have to rotate them all manually … until I found this picture of … Continue reading Are coat-hangers cool? … no, yes that’s what I thought until I saw this
I recently came across this great free cloud accounting for UK users http://www.quickfile.co.uk Accounting for a loan so that Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss are correct was a little confusing so I put this article together. Example £5000 loan … Continue reading Quick File – Accounting for a loan
“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.” Mahatma Ghandi … has been disputed that he ever said this, but does sum him up quite nicely! Satyagraha is Holding firmly to (or insistence on … Continue reading Steadfastness – Holding firmly to truth
I was updating my linked in couldn’t think of a current job title, came up with “Dynamic Solutions Executive” courtesy of the Bullshit Job – Job Title Generator … great, recommended ! . How about this one : Continue reading Can’t think of a job title for Linkedin?
I’m #1 so why try harder… Fatboy Slim album cover You’ve come a long way, baby 1998 Continue reading Self-belief – I’M #1 SO WHY TRY HARDER
“When the Going Gets Tough … the Tough Get Going” Song by Billy Ocean 1985 Continue reading Persistence – When the going gets tough
I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will … Continue reading Litany against fear – Fear is the mind killer
Kill Bill Vol2, Pai Mei – “It’s the wood that should fear your hand, not the other way around. No wonder you can’t do it, you acquiesce to defeat before you even begin.” Continue reading Strength – It’s the wood that should fear your hand, not the other way around
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