Monthly Archives: October 2010

Halloween

We don’t tend to get trick or treaters round here. We still get a pumpkin though, and we make sure we’ve got a load of sweets (just in case, you understand). So it’ll be pumpkin soup, pumpkin pie and Haribos … Continue reading

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Taximeter Part 2

Today has been a bit of a mixed bag. Good and bad combined. Take Taximeter. We had our first support email today – in Russian! Luckily I was able to answer it, so for the first time in almost 16 … Continue reading

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Painting

The last three days have been spent painting. Nothing exciting, mind. Skirting boards and architraving mostly. We have taken advantage of no work happening at the moment to redecorate the study. It used to be mostly green with various shades … Continue reading

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Despicable Me

We had a new cinematic experience today! We decided to take the children to the cinema, and, by virtue of the fact it was the only film on in Hereford this afternoon, we picked Despicable Me. I hadn’t realised it … Continue reading

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West Midlands Safari Park

Today we visited the West Midlands Safari Park. We went there earlier in the year and had a free return visit which had to be used by the 5th November. I remember we did the same thing three years ago, … Continue reading

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Taximeter

Taximeter is now out! This is the new Android App from Planet Coops. It is used to¬†simulate a taximeter and would be useful for carpooling, charging the kids an appropriate rate for being their taxi driver¬†or making sure you get … Continue reading

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Redundancy

My husband got the official phonecall today: he is being made redundant. Now this doesn’t come as a great surprise. In his ten years with Sun Microsystems he has survived ten rounds of redundancies, and with Oracle taking over earlier … Continue reading

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