Sitting at home the other night watching the Football and Tennis on TV, the smallest sheep asked for a cup of tea (side note – she is old enough and capable enough to make her own), to which I replied “in the words of the song, you can’t always get what you want”. In reply, […]
Most people out there are familiar with DropBox and other similar services provided by the likes of Microsoft and Google. The convenience of being able to easily synchronise data between multiple devices, with a copy stored “in the cloud” (that’s on the Internet for our older readers!). However, using a service such as this has […]
Working as I do in a technical capacity, one of the things that often strikes me is that there is a level of knowledge that is often more dangerous than others. This level seems to be simultaneously both too much knowledge and not enough knowledge, and usually consists of someone knowing enough about a subject […]
The Bank of England prints £1,000,000 and £100,000,000 (yes, that is one million and one hundred million) pound bank notes, for it’s own use to move large sums of money around.
I caught a snippet of an interesting article this morning, where it appears an industry expert was commenting on a recent report that shops could raise the average spend of customers by approximately £10 (or 39% if I remember the figure correctly) by improving their customer service. Without knowing the exact details of the report […]
Number 1 in an occasional series of random information we’ve learnt from the internet: In Vallejo, California a p0lice lieutenant earns approximately £130,000 ($200,000) a year before benefits. Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18295974