Today I’m going to write about my lovely coffee machine.
The model I chose is the Isomac Giada; not quite as pretty as a Francis Francis X1, but still quite nice to look at (and a whole bucket of coffee cheaper). I now see they’ve added an ‘X6’ to their range, which proudly boasts the addition of plastic to their materials, so they’re obviously going down-market 😉 Continue reading
I have just started reading “Mother Tongue: The English Language” by Bill Bryson (published 1990). This is one of several interesting books that I have read on language – titles such as “The King’s English” by Kingsley Amis, Continue reading
Having talked about some of my perceived issues with the up-coming Word 2007 over the last couple of days, today I am going to address a topic I nearly covered back in October last year.
It’s a core feature of Word. It will make your life better. It will free you up to write more clearly. It will save you time, it will save a designer’s life. It will save your company’s brand image. Continue reading
Yesterday, I made cruel jibes about MS Word 2007’s new ‘Margin’ ribbon-bar button. Today I’ll look at the Ribbon Bar itself in more detail, and some of the other new features. Continue reading
I’ve just been looking into the new Microsoft Office 2007 UI changes information here, and also the specifics for Word 2007 here. Oooh – Ahhhh – Doesn’t it look pretty? Continue reading
Recently, I posted about my confusion over the MS Shareware Starter Kit. Well, the mists of confusion are lifting, a little. Continue reading
In July 2005, Microsoft released a piece of software for Visual Studio .Net developers called the Shareware Starter Kit (SSK). A flurry of blog activity foillowed in the next few months about this news ~ but so far I have yet to find some real feedback on the kit. Hmmm. Continue reading