Category Archives: Tech

Customer service

Being a dutiful son I popped into Walworth Post Office yesterday to post a package containing a Mothering Sunday present and card. I was pleasantly surprised to see that there was no queue; in fact I was the only customer … Continue reading

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Old dog, new tech

This week I finally gave up on my year old phone, an HTC One V. I cracked the (so-called Gorilla glass) screen some time ago. The USB socket had been loose ever since I got it, making recharging a hit … Continue reading

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I’m now a zipcard carrying zipster (apparently)

Today I took my first journey (or ‘ziptrip’) in a Zipcar. It’s taken me long enough. I’ve been intending to join Zipcar since way back, when it was still Streetcar. The incentive was a promotion through Time Out Offers that … Continue reading

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Recent Posts – or lack of them

Apologies that recent posts have been few and far between – I’m suffering an intermittent fault on my laptop which means booting up is a hit-and-miss affair; sometimes it thinks it has a hard drive, sometimes not. I’m hoping that it is … Continue reading

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Why the present US administration will not be building a Death Star anytime soon

It’s good that amidst the doom and gloom in the newspapers that occasionally you read an article that makes you smile. As reported in the Guardian, a petition posted on the US Government’s ‘We the People’ site requesting the building … Continue reading

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Have a very blessed Christmas

It is now very late in Advent, indeed as I write Christmas Eve is just a few minutes away. We spent most of today food shopping in preparation for Christmas dinner – we are expecting 15 or so on Christmas … Continue reading

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Dell 3550 – first impressions

Finally I got round to buying a new laptop to replace my defunct Sony Vaio FE41E. I had a fairly good idea of the specs I was looking for. I wanted a small business rather than a consumer machine and … Continue reading

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