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Disable Gatekeeper on OSX

Posted by on 9 January, 2018 at 3:06 pm

You know that annoying moment when you have downloaded an application – perfectly legally – from an ‘unidentified developer’ and your Mac decides you are not allowed to run it? Well that is pants! I realise Apple are only trying to protect you from the evils of the universe, but it really ticks me off […]

Save £100 on premium car tyres

Posted by on 21 November, 2015 at 12:51 pm

OK – so the headline is a little dramatic, but that’s exactly what I did. My lovely Audi A5 had a service (and there’s nothing I like more than parting with £400 for that) and when they checked the car they found the tyres were worn low – nothing too remarkable in that, except I […]

Windscreen replacement Audi A5 Cabriolet

Posted by on 6 August, 2015 at 8:49 am

I had the misfortune of getting a crack on my car wind screen and have been attempting to get it repaired. Now, the job is never straight forward, I know, but to date I have been let down three times by the same company. I am covered by my insurers – a trading company of […]

Who Moved Stonehenge?

Posted by on 4 May, 2015 at 8:01 pm

  For years and years, I’ve been a loyal visitor to Stonehenge. The ancient monument sits proudly alongside the A303 and every time I go past it I want to go and visit it. I first went there as a child, aged about 4 or 5 probably. I remember at the time being allowed to […]

Edirol UA-101, external USB soundcard, Garageband

Posted by on 4 November, 2013 at 7:32 pm

Have you ever wanted to split the output from your garageband tracks into different channels? It turns out that whilst you can bring multiple inputs into garageband and record each to a separate track as you are composing, so you can output these tracks when you play back. The secret lies in using a decent […]