TV – when did it all become quantity over quality?

In the last few months, Sam and I have abandoned several TV series we were watching mid-season simply because we had just got bored with the ‘commitment’ they needed. The two most recent examples are ‘Homeland‘¬†and ‘Downton Abbey‘; The latter we stopped watching after one of the most dramatic episodes seen in some time (Series 4, Episode 3). We were shocked by the episode but couldn’t summon the enthusiasm to sit through more hours of Upper Class moping to see

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My Fitbit and I: my initiation in to the world of Wearable Tech

I have always been intrigued to understand a bit more about what my body goes through on an average day, from how I have slept through to how far I have walked. Over the years technology has made some of this information more and more accessible; Pedometers have been around for years but with the introduction of GPS and gyroscopes in smart phones, it is now easy to track where you walk, how far and how many steps you took

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More two week holidays please!

Tomorrow is my first day back at work after 16 whole days off (18 out of the office if you include the two days I was working in the store) for Christmas and New Year. This is the first time I have had such a long period off in one run since 2006 when Sam and I went driving round the Netherlands and Belgium. Since then we have typically taken single weeks of annual leave, 10 days tops – even

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Oh how I miss hand-written personal letters!

I’m a proper techie. Sure, I couldn’t build a PC from scratch but I know what they are made-up of, what runs on them and I love all of the developments that have come with such advances. However, there is one thing which I really, really miss: sending and receiving hand-written letters to/from friends. From a young age, I was always writing to people. When I was still at school, I had a pen pal in the former Yugoslavia who

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Room 101: New Year’s Resolutions

Every year, when we reach New Year’s Eve, something starts which makes me shudder – people make ‘New Year’s Resolutions’. Someone who only drives everywhere and spends their whole day sat at a desk or on the sofa will suddenly declare they will, from January 1, be ‘going to the gym every day’; The person who has a McDonalds for lunch no-less than several times a week will vow themselves to a life of absolute vegetarianism from the moment the

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (3 & 0). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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