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Annoying password loss in Outlook 2011 for Mac

Following the release of OS X Mavericks, some applications manifested odd behaviour. Outlook for Mac 2011 is one such app! This generally occurs when the development team behind the app don’t release updates to...

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New iMac in Target Display Mode: A common issue

The late 2013 iMac is a great piece of hardware – one of it key innovations is the thunderbolt connector. When paired with a MacBook Pro (I have the Retina model) the iMac can...

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Another solution to Apple Preview crashes

Apple’s preview app has a bad habit of hanging and although I addressed the issue in a previous post, I still get many emails from readers of this blog complaining of the same issue....

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Where to get a good espresso in Malta

Bad coffee is bad news. I’m rather particular about my espresso and find it increasingly important to have it served just right. As a result I have decided to keep this running blog of...

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The authenticity of a brand

One thing I look out for in a brand is authenticity. This is what draws me to the age-old Wilkin & Sons products. Established in 1885 the Tiptree-based family has been farming in this...

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A space for carols

It’s too easy to squeeze music out of Christmas. Busy bars, stressful schedules, long lists and a cacophony of other requests can distance one from the music which is rightfully part of Christmas. Then...

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Pack your life with interesting experiences

I recently came across an interview with memory genius and author Joshua Foer. His book ‘Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything’ is an incredibly beautiful journey into the workings of...

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Getting a paint-job

If you never tried throwing paint at someone here’s a tip: try it ! Even better: get your camera and shoot the entire drama. Having no idea whether it would turn out to be...