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Computing

2016 and 2017 staff holiday Excel planner and one page Excel calendar

2016 and 2017 staff holiday Excel planner and one page Excel calendar

The requests for the 2016 excel staff holiday planning spreadsheet have been coming in so I have made it as well 2017 one. [...]

Life

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 [...]


Argos shoe rack Argos shoe rack »

I bought a 4 tier flat pack shoe rack from Argos. Here’s a link to it on their site, and below is a [...]


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 [...]


Property

Rainbow Carpets on Westbourne Grove »

Rainbow Carpets on Westbourne Grove

When I needed two new carpets I decided to try a local carpet shop rather than using one of the big chains. I visited Rainbow Carpets (which also trades as AA Flooring) on Westbourne Grove in Bayswater. On my first visit I asked some questions about their service. [Read More]

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