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Upgrade to 2TB HDD in Sky+ HD Box (Amstrad DRX890)

Like many people, I was finding the default HDD size in the Amstrad DRX890 Sky+ HD box to be a bit small. Too many HD recordings were taking up too much space and it was a constant battle to watch … Continue reading

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Blu-ray first thoughts

It’s been a couple of weeks now since I got my Blu-ray home theatre system up and running. I must admit, Avatar is a “must-have” for anyone with Blu-ray. The plot itself maybe pretty dire but visually it is stunning … Continue reading

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Electric Dreams – The 70’s

Just watched a brilliant programme on BBC4 this evening called Electric Dreams (http://www.bbc.co.uk/electricdreams/), it brought back so many memories of my childhood. They have taken a modern day family and stripped them of all their technological gadgets, all they have … Continue reading

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Bloody so-called “celebrities”

Just seen an ad on TV for "The News of the World" tomorrow, Jordon, AKA Katie Price going on about the "real" reason why her and Peter Andre split up, I DON’T CARE JUST SOD OFF WILL YOU? All week … Continue reading

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Another manic weekend comes and goes

I’m sure I will look back on these blog entries in years to come and they will help me remember what I got up to on specific dates. This weekend just gone has got to have been one of the … Continue reading

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Karting

Friday, a whole bunch of us from work went karting at Teamworks Karting in Reading. I was really surprised to find that they were electric powered – karts are normally petrol powered, but I was really impressed with the acceleration … Continue reading

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Hampton Court

Last weekend we visited Hampton Court for a day out (and because it was Lenny’s birthday). I have been before, but it was about 30 years ago! I remember going to the maze and having my picture taken with my … Continue reading

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