December 2018

Combing Hogmanay with “Hug Minnie”, and hoping for no repeat of last year’s fireworks which upset her.

According to The Guardian, No-deal Brexit ferry company owns no ships, has never run Channel service, owes £13.8M. Oh but the brother of one of the company Executives donated £1M to the Conservative Party so it must be ok then.

I love, love, love the new iPad Pro. Despite only 1 week’s use I can confirm the views of many others that the hardware is excellent but the software let’s it down. But in use with an external keyboard (i.e. now) I’d love to have trackpad or mouse support. The idea of touching the screen…

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So to recap on the last decade: Government deregulation of the banks to drive up home ownership creates a fiscal bubble The bubble bursts Governments bail out the banks to prevent sudden loss of home ownership People blame the banks for crisis, overlooking the decades of obtainable mortgages and cheap credit cards People blame the…

Read More The blame-game of the last decade

Those who voted in Brexit believed they were getting Unicorn, a mythical state which doesn’t exist. They’re now screaming about the necessary compromises but unwilling to believe that it is in fact lunacy, despite the months of mounting evidence.

As follow-up to a recent post, it would given recent conversations with Mrs P (CFO) there’re an Apple branded box somewhere under the tree.

My week started with a simple question: “What would you like for your Christmas? What about that ‘apple mac book’ you were talking about a few months ago?” What about that adorable 12” MacBook, indeed. Well back in October Apple kept MacBook unchanged but released a whole new MacBook Air, and my tech-lust was immediately…

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Microsoft, I didn’t willing return to your god forsaken software. It crashed. Again.