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Family Tree Books and Charts

Working in partnership with a friend/distant-relative, Malcolm has been working to develop a new business selling personalised family tree books and charts. Customers can have their family tree professionally printed in an A4 hardback book or in one of a variety … Continue reading

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Keeping active in the cold

Decided it was time for a new computer.  Ingredients in the mix were: Case: Thermaltake A60 mid-tower case CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition 3.4GHz Mobo: Gigabyte GA-880GA-UD3H 880GA RAM: Kingston 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333MHz HyperX Blu Memory … Continue reading

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The weather – cold

When it started snowing on Friday last week (26/Nov) we thought “wow, snow, and it’s settling”.  Great excitement as we don’t get much snow in Edinburgh. A week later and we’ve had a foot or so of snow outside all … Continue reading

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Return to Edinburgh

As you may know, we spent most of December in Australia, returning home on 31/Dec. We’d seen on t’internet that it was fairly cold and smnowy in the UK over Christmas, we got our first hint of just how cold … Continue reading

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Certificate of Web Application Development

Mal here, I have finally finished this course – Certificate of Web Application Development –  at the Open University. I can now call myself Malcolm Holt, Cert WAD (Open) Snappy huh. It’s a relief to finish, I started this course in … Continue reading

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Chilly weather in Edinburgh

We had some snow in Edinburgh  in early January.  Morag went up on the ferris wheel in Princes St. with Victoria and Emily from downstairs. Frosty fotos here.

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More roadworks

The workers have finished laying the setts at the far end of the street and are now working right out the front of our flat.

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Rebuilding our street

Our street is mainly cobbled, but there is a strip of tarmac along most of it.  This dates back a couple of decades to a repair job done by one of the utility companies. A few years ago the council … Continue reading

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Morag is a natural

On the 18th of December 2006 we attended the ceremony in the Edinburgh City Chanbers where Morag was naturalised as a British citizen. Aye, a pom! See photographic proof (click piccie to enlarge).

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New Saab

The old (11yo) Saab needed a few hunnerd quids spending on it, so we decided to update. We had a look at some Volvos, Mazda6, Toyota Avensis – Mal just couldn’t get into a comfortable sitting position in any of … Continue reading

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