If you are interested in getting an iPad I can get hold of them through a contact. The numbers are limited and he has 20 iPads going for less than half price – it’s first come first served. He has already sold one (pic is attached below so you can see what you are getting – they are from a cancelled Health Services contract due to the cutbacks.) Get back to me as quick as you can if you want one. Click here to seeRead More →

Having encountered the joy of the 40 euro charge for not checking in more than 4 hours before my flight last week and the ecstasy of the 5:15am wake up call to get my flight this morning, this video was particularly poignant. If you’ve ever flown with Ryanair, or indeed any other cut-price airline, you’ve just got to watch this!Read More →

This site has been around for a LONG time, but it’s still a great one to revisit. The comments that go with the 1974 recipe cards are classic, but do read through them all – there’s some references to others that make them even funnier. CandyBoots WW Recipe CardsRead More →

This is an important post for anyone out there who loves to shop – this is how to prove that shopping saves! The “logic” goes like this… If you save $100 and spend $80 you are $20 ahead. The less you spend compared to the amount you save the better. So… here’s a real world example. Today I purchased a pair of shoes. The original price was $155. I paid $50. I saved $105. This was $55 more than I spent. Thus I saved $55. Voila!!! By purchasing that pair of shoes I have saved $55. That’s a pretty good result! Imagine how well offRead More →

I’ve been using Google translate for a while, it’s a simple interface but reasonably good for translating bits of text. One of the cool features is the ability to submit a better translation which is then used by Google to improve the service. When you submit a translation you’re told that it’s getting checked, which makes sense – someone needs to make sure you haven’t spelt it wrong, or worse. But take a look at this – seems like not everything is getting checked properly. Of course, aside from the annoyance of the translation not being helpful, one has to ask what on earth theRead More →