Category: Tips

Now I have a Black & Orange One! 1

Now I have a Black & Orange One!

Hot on the story about my new Windows theme (you know, that thing I never play about with)… there’s another. Royale Noir was all well and good, but it had a few, erm, rough edges, where it wasn’t 100% complete. Now Microsoft have – officially – launched a theme for their Zune music player. And it’s just like Royale Noir, but with a splash of added orange. And the bugs worked out. It can be downloaded here.

A booster seat 0

Child Seats

New laws come into place from Monday with regard to child seats. In a nutshell, if your child is under 11 years old and less than 150cms, then they need a child seat of some kind. This is likely to cause problems, for example, when you go to pick up other children. The responsibility is the drivers so if someone has forgotten to supply a seat, you can be in trouble if you then drive them. But there IS one...

teeth 1

Urg, dentists

Love them or loathe them, the dentist is there to fulfil an important role, and the health of your teeth is not something you should ignore. A few years ago I read some great advice from some actual dentist, that I thought I’d reproduce. First of all, anonymously but still with the authors permission, a little about how NHS and private dentists work: As a registered NHS patient you are entitled to treatment under the NHS fee scale. This means...

Writing a CV 0

Writing a CV

I’m reproducing below some useful hints that I received once from a discussion board. Writing a CV is a bit of fine art really and many people have their own views on what works and what doesn’t. Never-the-less most of the following makes general sense and I’ve followed the principles for my own CV (well, most of them). A CV fundamentally serves only one purpose and that is to get you to interview. It’s your version of your life and...