Category Archives: Work


For the last 2.5 weeks I have been lying flat on my back in my lounge. For the last 2 of those 2.5 weeks I have been a disobedient patient and, instead of doing “nothing,” I set up a makeshift … Continue reading

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The Anger Switch – on/off?

I have the temperamental gene (ha, what, really?!). I also have clinically diagnosed pms issues and this happy combination manages to turn me into a horrible bitchwomanfromhell for a few days a month every month. (I am aware of this … Continue reading

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One Day …

* One day things will different. One day my heart will stop racing; One day I will stop forgetting to eat; One day I will stop myself before screaming at my child for not using his knife properly when I’m … 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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Silent Sunday – The Ultimate Fix

* (*whispers* Click the thingy underneath for some more (possibly quieter) pics … )   MJM.

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