Category Archives: Every Day Life

ARRRRGH!

Now, I know this is just another example of “First World Problems”, but c’mon! First, the wrong 5 bay drive. Then haphazard instructions. Then finding out that the Western Digital external HDDs had hardwired encryption in the data bridge, now … Continue reading

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Why do they have to make things so effin’ difficult?

I really don’t like Western Digital right now. I have three external Western Digital drives, and one Seagate, in separate enclosures. To save space, to free up USB3 ports, and to use less electricity, I got a 5 bay HDD … Continue reading

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I don’t know why, but I have been enjoying these scam buster videos.

Again, I can see how someone not computer savvy could be fooled with the scammer’s antics. You get hit with a very realistic looking Windows/Microsoft page, with a warning, saying your computer had been blocked, and Call this number! Don’t … Continue reading

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So much for the surprise.

I ordered a ‘surprise’ holiday gift for our household, and the merchant, instead of packing the two items in a box, as they had done prior, they shipped them in their store shelf boxes. Surprise blown, as the person it … Continue reading

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Short of anything untoward happening

I am finished with Physiotherapist. I do have a ‘penciled in’ appointment for the 3rd of January, but unless there’s something wrong, or goes wrong, I probably won’t need. The Shin Cramps: turns out the cramping is because of properly … Continue reading

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3 Months post op

Mr S is very pleased with my recovery, even though I am frustrated.  He said I was being to hard on myself, and the fact that I am at what it normally takes 6 months to get to at 3 … Continue reading

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Out with the old, and not so old, too.

The past few weeks Wing and I have been doing massive ‘spring cleaning’, rather like a small version of “The bonfire of the vanities” type. Going through closets/cupboards/bookcases/nooks/corners and sorting, dusting, and throwing a lot out. We have never been … Continue reading

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