digital Utopia

June 2007 Monthly Archives

Old Bills 2, Shredders 0

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As I slowly go through the process of extricating myself from my ex-house mates house we decided to shred my hoarded bills. These are bills dating back to late 99 in some cases. Every type of bill had it’s own foolscap box and some even had two boxes. Years were grouped, sorted by date and […]

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They’re here!

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Edinburgh was a bit of a wash-out (literally) so we will need to go again to see the zoo and the observatory. I did get to climb The Scott Monument – all 287 steps. Now we’re back that means we also got the kittens back from their mini-holiday as well, and were they pleased to […]

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Ever expanding family

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I’m now a grand-dad thanks to my Sea Monkeys. It would appear that the original generation have had babies and there are now around a dozen little specks flitting around the tiny tank they live in, making about 24 in total. Seems hard to believe that they were all once that size, considering how massive […]

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The Seaton Lane Inn

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It was SiLs birthday today so we went for a meal at The Seaton Lane Inn, Seaham. Initial view as I walked in was that it was going to be a typical pub, in which I mean it was quite dark with heavily polished wood and the smell of cooking chips. However the restaurant section […]

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Catty hols

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The cats are with their Aunty Bev in their little holiday home (Maltby Grange Cattery) ahead of our few days away. We thought we’d have a quiet night in without the cats running around. However if we thought three cats howling for the 10 minute drive to their temporary home was distressing, sitting around an […]

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Google Image (Face) Search

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Google recently added the ability to perform facial searches in Google Image Search. If you use my name, without quotes, you get a list of luminaries such as Alexander Graham Bell, Alexander Graham Bell and well, Alexander Graham Bell. The others I’ve never heard of so that they don’t shed that much light. Use quotes […]

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Nintendo DS+

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We (me and Mrs Bear) recently bought a Nintendo DS each. I’ve been playing Mario Kart and Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training, Mrs Bear is dutifully looking after her pet Dalmation. However it is apparent that Nintendo have dropped the ball with the options: You have the online play with Mario Kart but you can’t upload/download […]

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Fireman Gee

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While NiL was over for dinner we noticed that a lot of white ash and smoke was drifting across our garden and wafting into our house. Being concerned about the amount of smoke we looked across the back gardens and could see what appeared to be a shed on fire. Dashing off down to the […]

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