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Alli's Tenth Birthday Party

I think I need my head examined.  I had the bright idea that Alli should have a sleepover for her tenth birthday party this weekend.  And I let her invite ten people thinking at the most four would show.  It is Christmas, after all - you never know how people are spending their holidays,  Instead we had SIX RSVPs but I assured Ryan they were ten year old girls - what could be that hard?

Vodafone Mobile Connect - 3G Broadband data card

Having spent the day attending a business meeting in London, I had the opportunity to test out a recent purchase, namely a Vodaphone 3G Broadband Data Card. I have to say I’m really impressed with the speeds one can attain using this card - I wish I had bought it sooner! I managed to access the internet at a speed of 1.8mbps from London Victoria Train station and was able to happily surf all the way on the train home. Now I should be able to blog, check e-mails or surf from anywhere in the country.

Richard Byrom Consulting

Last year I left my permanent job and I am now going to be contracting as an Independent Oracle Applications Consultant and Solutions Architect.

Setting up Word 2007 for Blogging using the MetaWebLog API

In the past I’ve used Blogjet and Windows Live Writer (WLW) as blogging software clients. I prefer using blogging software clients rather than writing an article from scratch as I’m no HTML expert and once they’re setup they are fairly easy to use.

Jubilee Scalextric Grand Prix

Jubilee Grand Prix Winners TrophyIt was an afternoon of good fun for all the participants and hopefully it will become a regular even

How we register and retain information

I sat in on a workshop recently and one of the slides had some interesting points about how we use our senses to register and retain information. It stated:

How we register information

  • 83% by sight
  • 11% by sound
  • 3.5% by smell
  • 1.5% by touch
  • 1% by taste

How we retain information

Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2007

I primarily purchased this edition of the Office Suite because I take most of my notes using OneNote and there are some really nice features in the new version. Key new features in OneNote 2007 according to Microsoft are:

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