Gaberlunzie was sent a blissful new infographic that shows what favourite childhood toys from the 80’s & 90’s are worth now - perfect for christmas (and great starter for placing your bets on current toys values in 2045!!
Gaberlunzie always in love with the failed whale of Twitter, was digging around for photographs, to be greeted by a Bad Panda pic out of the blue! Having an idle moment for once, he opted to hunt for Bad Panada
Gaberlunzie has been pondering parcels which are expensive, competitive and have lots of vans taking up space on overcrowded approaching Christmas roads. So when he got his 12 mailing tips he almost binned it. Then he thought, well someone might find it useful though his page layout requires cutting the tree into three so you can read it. Never worry, it'll be much easier to get into the bins that way!! He's pleased to hear that trees are being grown for Christmas rental and hire and can be returned to go on growing as trees!
Virgin Media yesterday calmly opted to withdraw services in some Edinburgh regions without any forewarning. Its 150 number did not connect to any humans, but merely cut the line to all TV, phone, computer service options. However a considerate Gyle Centre Virgin Media worker suggested the use of 151. There at 10am the automated voice sang Virgin praises and how it was working at offering the best and fastest broadband service, eventually conceding that that the service in one Edinburgh location could only expect to be reconnected some time after 3pm in the afternoon.
Lord Smith's report outlining the most important transfer of powers in Scotland’s democratic history entails full control over income tax, new borrowing powers, a new Scottish welfare system, yet with the continuation of the Barnett Formula.
Giraffa camelopardalis is the archetypal African savanna animal, a fixture on every safari agenda as a fascinating animal. Contrary to many of the continent’s other wild animals, the long-necked lovelies are rather poorly studied. Based on their markings, distribution and genome, some nine subspecies are nrecognised – including the two subspecies Angola Giraffe (Giraffa c. angolensis) and South African Giraffe (Giraffa c. giraffa).
Gaberluzie was going to cover the marvellous Rosetta and Philae adventures using Leicestor University and its Professor Stan Cowley in-depth knowledge en route to landing on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and the recovery of a host of information, even if the little robot worker is not empowered by the sun ever again.
Like most people, Gaberlunzie's ancestors followed a diversity of occupations ranging from medical, manufacturing, a minister and a naval ship's engineer. The one thing all of them had in common was a liking for technology, and especially for weather barometers. As a result, Gaberlunzie has grown up with an acute fondness for an aneroid barometer, a ship's chronometer and an Admiral Fitzroy, though with the exception of the chronometer, he's uncertain who owned what!!
This week Gaberlunzie suggests you consider your passwords especially instituting 2FA where practical. He sees we should be grateful that English jobs are on offer as there are less in Scotland and he is awed at the thought of HMRC as a publisher. They do have some very intriguing statistics that the IFS have worked out.
The government budgeted some £780m for Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) to cover the areas not covered by the commercial roll-outs by BT and Virgin Media. This sum has been added to by county officials, who also applied European funding, and BT which won all the procurement tenders. The total is close to £2bn.
Gaberlunzie loves laughter as one of the most infectious of emotions and was sent a little portfolio by a South African friend that has had him smiling on and off all weekend.and indeed, crying the beloved country. Enjoy!
An Alice in Wonderland corporate Quadrille in Airport sales weakens the force of competition law, notes ForArgyll, while the Zodiac signs seem to be backed up by recent research in neuro-psychopharmacology and bankers are out to make money out of you!!
Gaberlunzie has been alerted that there's a new browser on the loose, Hola, which over the past 20 months has emerged with over 30 million users already installing it - to show that they want a more open, and more private Internet.
Gaberlunzie was attracted to two elegant rarities recently. The vendace fish for one, declared extinct a decade ago, makes its cunning comeback in Bassenthwaite Lake, while Lamborghini finally sees hybrid power as the elegant twist for the & Lamborghini Asterion .
Radio Frequency ID drove social interaction at the Ryder Cup and came through the supply of Loughborough-based Intellitix.RFID wrist bands. So Gaberlunzie has had a quick look at what's with technology andthe smart golf club!
Gaberlunzie sees with great pleasure that Glenmorangie has unveiled Taghta (Chosen) as its latest single malt and the world's first crowd-sourced whisky this month. Which in turn puts a focus on packaging and the October 5th legislation.
Gaberlunzie, who this morning awoke among the Pentland Hills saw from one place both the full moon about to set in the sky, while the sun rose gloriously at the same time and then should sent ComputeScotland a telegram, urging that his page must tell the world he wants to remain in the same place with England and Wales with Ireland across the water.
Gaberlunzie has dodged the devolution issue, lacking the wit to argue something that mixes so much emotion with reason, and with so many unknowns. Accordingly he points readers to two recent articles for and against the votes in "The Guardian "and as bawbees are of concern, he also offers an Accountants take on the scene.
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