Insulation Beads

Our house is old – and cold. We use gas central heating that never quite succeeds in heating the place properly. The reason for this has been clear for years: the cavity walls have no internal insulation. Yesterday, two young men arrived in a truck and filled the walls with bonded insulation beads. These are […]

Mac Air and glass of wine

Migrating from Windows PC to Apple Mac – day 1

When I heard that Microsoft was no longer supporting Windows XP, I checked my options. These consisted of upgrading to W7 or W8 or scrapping my desktop (name of Henry) and buying something else. I checked the upgrade options and they looked too complicated and too uncertain to me, so I decided to buy a […]