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Computing

2014 and 2015 Excel staff holiday planner and one page Excel calendar

2014 and 2015 Excel staff holiday planner and one page Excel calendar

I’ve been getting loads of requests for the 2014 versions of my staff holiday planning spreadsheet, and the one page [...]

Life

Rainbow Carpets on Westbourne Grove Rainbow Carpets on Westbourne »

When I needed two new carpets I decided to try a local carpet shop rather than using one of the big [...]


Installing QuietFloor Plus from Sound Service Installing QuietFloor Plus »

As part of my flat redecoration I wanted to add some floor sound proofing to reduce noise coming from [...]


Fixing squeaking floorboards Fixing squeaking floorboards »

Floorboard squeaks and creaks can be very annoying but there are a few ways you can try to fix [...]


Programming

McGaijin Software interview – »

McGaijin Software interview – Learn Hiragana Now!

McGaijin Software have just released their first iOS app “Learn Hiragana Now!” to help you learn the Japanese hiragana alphabet. Here is my interview [Read More]


Money

Batch conversion of historical foreign currency values into a native currency Batch conversion of »

Maybe you are in the situation where you have received payments in a variety of [...]


2012 – 2013 UK tax graphs for income tax and NI 2012 – 2013 »

I’ve been publishing UK tax graphs since the 2008-2009 tax year. It is easy to find tax [...]


Salary vs Dividend graphs for a one man limited company Salary vs Dividend »

Just for fun (and because I couldn't find these anywhere) I’ve made some graphs showing [...]


Japan

Shibamata summer fireworks in Tokyo »

Shibamata summer fireworks in Tokyo

On Tuesday 26th July 2011 I went to see the summer fireworks display at Shibamata, north east of central Tokyo. From the station I had to walk through a traditional street before getting to the park where the fireworks were to take place. I made it to the park by the [Read More]

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