Category Archives: Working From Home

PC will not shut down after installing Trados Studio2009

This week’s IT challenge was to work out why I could no longer shut down the tower in my temp office in France. I  am still running Office2003 on XP here (and successfully I might add!) 1. I had just … Continue reading

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The Gallery – April

A railway carriage – you know, like in the olden days … a compartment set apart, with the blinds rolled half down. Through the narrow gap, you see ‘stuff’ flash by at speed. You have no idea what it is, … Continue reading

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Stay

Mummy, are you still cross? No Darling, I’m not. He looked at me for a long time and then said “I want to stay here with you this weekend”. I said, “What, even though I’m so grumpy and tired and … Continue reading

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The Flip-Side

A new day and a 5-minute addendum to yesterday’s post: I woke up to the sun. My world immediately feels more accessible when that happens. I have another personal mountain to climb today, but seeing blue sky and glinting fields … Continue reading

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Welcome back to the real world

Clicks Send … waits in ever worried anticipation of a ‘message fail’ popup … leans back, smiles and utters the tradional ‘Yaaay’! … the ritual final steps in delivering on a deadline. I then look up … and around. We … Continue reading

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How to: Change ‘random’ setting for viewing photos in Vista

This How-to will step-by-step you through how to change the manual / scrolling / slide-show sequence when viewing photos in Windows Vista. (I use Ultimate). The problem: (example) “I have a folder of photos which I would like to view … Continue reading

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