Archive for “September, 2008”

On this page the following entries were made in the “September, 2008” time-frame.

Word of the day: fettle

Posted September 30th, 2008 by Rachel

Okay, so I can’t think of anything new or exciting to post today (I’ve not stabbed myself with any more sharp objects recently ), so I’m introducing a new feature – it’s called “Word of the Day”, and is based on the word of the day on, and today’s word is…“fettle.” fettle \FET-l\, noun: [...]

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Rachel’s adventures with a sharp pointy object and lots of plasters

Posted September 29th, 2008 by Rachel

How hard can it be stabbing your finger with a sharp object and then putting the resulting blood that collects on a strip of plastic?! Harder than it looks, is the simple answer. The long version of it is below. Due to Factor V Leiden (FVL), a genetic clotting disorder I have, and the fact [...]

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This time I mean it

Posted September 27th, 2008 by Rachel

Okay, so I said at the end of August that I was back…and then kinda disappeared again! What can I say! Circumstances overtook me, and as usual life for the past few weeks has been crazy (even crazier than usual). A couple of weeks ago though I made two big decisions after ending up staying [...]

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Keeping it clean

Posted September 27th, 2008 by Rachel

No…this isn’t about keeping smut and pr0n online, or keeping your computer dusted and not covered in grubby finger-marks, but about keeping it clean and free from any nasties like viruses, spyware, trojans and such like – commonly referred to collectively as “malware”. Last week I had a problem with my laptop which I suspected [...]

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