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Grab My Books For Free Today Only!

Image: 1choice4yourstore.com I’ve been unable to blog the last few days. Guess why? I have discovered the source of the recent problems with my home PC’s Windows Operating System. It appears that under most conditions, running the disk defragmenter while … Continue reading

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Exciting Times

Image: High Tee Good day at work yesterday; busy, challenging, and one where some long-term results were finally realised. It’s the biggies that count most. I topped it off with a couple of pints of Guinness in Clark’s afterwards. Sorted. … Continue reading

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Homey Boy

Image: Homeys.co.uk I’ve ordered some new slippers. I came across some fabulous foot offerings called Homeys and was swept away, not only with the comfort they look like they have (like walking on shag pile) but also their designs—take a … Continue reading

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Snow, Booze, Food, Laughter, Games And Campness All The Way!

Image: scotland.gov.uk Welcome back to ‘Freedom from the Mundane’, in what is arguably my first post of the new decade (by name), but is most definitely the start of a brand new year. Twenty-Ten, Two Thousand and Ten, Two-Oh-One-Oh; by … Continue reading

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Apologies For The Inconvenience

Image: Unknown When I said it was snowy yesterday I had no idea just how bad it was going to get. The snow yesterday was nothing compared to what I woke up to today! Yesterday was a mere sprinkling of … Continue reading

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Dear Green Place

Image: The Blag.com Glasgow was brilliant this weekend; family, laughter, food, drinks, and the weather held up, too. Not that it mattered once my posterior found its way onto my sister’s couch. It could have snowed a blizzard and I … Continue reading

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Super Saturday

Image: Alasdair Middleton Yesterday was about as good a Saturday as I’ve ever had for a long time, teeing up what looks like finishing up to be a cracker of a weekend. It had—and is going to have—everything I would … Continue reading

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Slobbish Behaviour

Image: Banalities While I was on holiday, the north side of Edinburgh was hit by such severe flooding that the gas supplies were knocked out for the Canonmills and Stockbridge areas. While shaking my head at another poor example of … Continue reading

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Fallen Behind

Image: sendstuffhere.com One of the irritating things about having such a heavy day job demand at the moment is the fact I am behind on all the blogs (among other things) I would otherwise have time to read. If anything, … Continue reading

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Catch-Up and GDR Full Review of 2008

Image: Banalitie The first half of the holidays are now over and the second are about to begin. Christmas has been and gone and now the New Year celebrations beckon with earnest. Pretty soon, it will all be over, and … Continue reading

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