Monthly Archives: February 2008

Just checking pension stuff

I know I keep banging on about it, but I want to make sure I get this right! I want to enjoy my retirement, I don’t want to have to choose between eating and heating. I watched a programme on … Continue reading

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Only 3 days to go!!!

Things are starting to get slightly scary now! We’ve only got 3 days to go until our trip to Oz and I’ve got a huge great to-do list to complete before then. It’s scary because most of it is unplanned. … Continue reading

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Bring back the death penalty!

Steve Wright was convicted today of murdering 5 women in Suffolk. He will likely be sentenced to multiple life sentences. The families are calling for the death penalty and I agree with them. Why the hell should we, as taxpayers, … Continue reading

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HD format war finally over – hooray!

I’ve been reading a lot about Toshiba’s surrender in the high-def DVD format war. With the announcement that they are going to stop production of HD-DVD players, this signals the death of the HD-DVD format and leaves the way open … Continue reading

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Pension planning

Well this is interesting! 6 months ago I asked an IFA to perform a SERPS/S2P review for me to try to determine whether it was worth staying contracted out or whether I should contract back in. I’d forgotton all about … Continue reading

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Getting Apache to load php_mysql.dll

I’ve spent several hours today trying to get Apache working with MySQL 5 and PHP 5 on Windows Server 2003 and have had a nightware getting Apache to load the php_mysql.dll library.   In the Apache error log I keep seeing … Continue reading

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