Author Archives: backonthetracks

My phones sleeping bag

Tonight I find myself at another Jack White gig – walking the tightrope of remaining youngish at heart and protecting my hearing. Alas JW concerts seem to blessed by stupidly high and unnecessary sound levels. However I do have to … Continue reading

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Amsterdam: is it going cashless?

Ok I know I am getting old, a bit like this windmill in the Amstelpark, and getting crotchety with it but I should be used to the pace of “progress”. Today the reality that the days of using cash (physical, … Continue reading

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Another Mac attack

I guess computers only break down when you are using them and so it is always inconvenient. Today, after a challenging discussions in hospital yesterday with my Mum and brother I was researching Assisted Living. I am sure for those … Continue reading

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A question: which is more stressful?

Having suffered two Mac lockouts and trying to reinstall system and data only to find the instructions hard to follow and logic behind Apple systems somewhat illogical compared to Windows I am wondering what is more stressful. An aged parent … Continue reading

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I was wrong

I guess it comes to many people now that you find yourself dialling 999 for an aged parent who is in distress at the other end of the phone. It is a bit like a radio play when you are … Continue reading

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Hopefully bad things only come in three’s

Ok things aren’t really that bad – compared to many I am blessed. Things rarely go wrong so I guess I have just got used to things working….. It it that I am sitting starting at my Computer this afternoon, … Continue reading

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Wiping my Computer clean

Currently I am spending a glorious morning sitting and Apple shop. Alas my computer froze for the second time in two months and has failed to start up. Found out my Mac is now Vintage 🙂 Oh the pace of … Continue reading

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