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Dave Auld
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WiFi Issue on Windows 10 Creators Update
When I went back to work after leave, I noticed I was having issues with the WiFi, originally I thought it was the corporate network side as they have been doing a lot of changes lately. I tried a network speed test using fast.com and it was terrible at aro...

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Company Car change.........crash bang wallop!
Last week, I had one of those "everything happening in slow motion, but can't do anything about it" moments. Sat in traffic, about 6 feet behind the car in front, (tyres and tarmac rule!), stationary, foot on the brake. Next thing I here is engine revving a...

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Car [window] shopping
Does it count as window shopping if it is done over the internet? I have been trying to work out what car to get when we move to Cyprus. So while offshore, I have been trying to look at reviews and contact dealers etc. Cars in Cyprus are expensive, particul...

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Moving out becomes a reality when........
With Cyprus on the horizon, you know it is fast approaching when all the indicators tell you it is nearly time! Last week the HR department sent me the demobilisation flight confirmation for N,M+S. They are heading back to the UK for summer, and stopping of...

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Time to go home....(to Doha)
Well it has been an interesting trip to Cyprus. From the hike up the hills, to the tears over school tests, to the viewing of the villa's, I think we have achieved quite a bit. As I said in an earlier post, at least we have achieved the two main objectives ...

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Spot of shopping...
Today, we took a trip to Kings Avenue Mall, wanted to see what shops they had and what it was like. Ok, fair to say it is no Middle East mall......a few of the shops that I definitely think will be used. First they had a Public , which is a bit like a Virgi...

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Visit to Akamas National Park
Nice day and didn't want to do an indoor thing, so dragged the kids to the great outdoors. We headed up towards the Akamas National Park, and took a visit to Aphrodite Baths and then followed the nature trail up into the hills. Now, this is where we maybe c...

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Visit to Saint Neophytos Monastery
Today, we went out for a drive along the road past the Tala villa, round the back of the hill to the nearby monastery, Saint Neophytos Monastery, about 12km North West of Paphos. Dating back to the 12th Century, the monastery is set in the hills. With the o...

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And then the rains came!
Today, we had just been out and about wandering around, but as the day went on, it was clear that there was a storm brewing. Out of the sea, the clouds were getting darker and darker. Late afternoon the winds started to get up and the then the thunder and l...

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3rd School Visit and Villa Lease Signing!
Today was time for another school visit, the 3rd school on the list. The International School of Paphos , was a larger school, probably about the same size as the current school in Qatar. We arrived in the school and waited in reception to meet the registra...
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