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Archive for July, 2008

Book Review: Don’t tell mum I work on the rigs – She thinks I’m a piano player in a whorehouse

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Book Review: Title: Don’t tell mum I work on the rigs – She thinks I’m a piano player in a whorehouse Author: Paul Carter Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing Date: 2006 ISBN: 1-85788-376-4 978-1-85788-376-3 This bestselling book is a biography of British born, Australian rig worker Paul Carter. Carter travels the world working on rigs in […]

St John Ambulance uniform review

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

St John Ambulance is currently undergoing a review of their uniform. The new design is currently under consultation and I’m going to refrain from posting what it looks like. For any members that want to have their say you can find a powerpoint presentation including photos on the members website. If you don’t know about […]

Dropping Litter – It could be a matter of life and death!

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

Think about the consequences before discarding litter. Today whilst feeding the ducks at our local pond one of the ducks had discarded litter around it’s neck. It was not an immediate risk to this duck and in this case I have notified the RSPCA so hopefully they should be able to remove this before it […]

Password Gorilla – Password Safe for Linux and Windows

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

The number of systems / websites I have a login for just keeps increasing. It’s now impossible to keep track of all the passwords I have without either setting them to the same password (No No No – especially as you don’t know how safely some of these sites keep your password) or making them […]

Butlins Skegness – with a baby and toddler 2008

Sunday, July 13th, 2008

I’ve already posted a link to a Photo Diary of our recent holiday to Butlins Skegness through the eyes of a toddler. Here is a review of the holiday through the eyes of a parent. Accommodation We paid the extra for Gold standard accommodation which I think was probably worth it. I last went to […]


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