Archive for the tag 'Technology'

The 1940s was a decade of much change for the Berwick’s of Attingham, and also in the outside world with the ongoing impact of World War II until 1945, and in the years after.

The Christmases of the 1940s, celebrated at Attingham were not opulent. The impact of World War II nationally and locally in this [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Dec 20th 2017

This afternoon we nipped into Birmingham to obtain a few essentials prior to the next episode of ‘Cherry on her Travels’.  We had a surprisingly successful afternoon, our purchase list was all ticked off apart from a Birthday Card. I normally make birthday cards rather than buy them and on looking at the selection available [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 6th 2014

The internet is useful for connecting to the world. It allows you to keep in contact with friends near and far, share information, provides endless sources of information and even opportunities to meet new people and make friends.
Of course it does have it’s faults but on the whole I wouldn’t be without it and [...]

9 Comments CherryPie on Sep 11th 2010

This week I lost 1lb and reached my 5% weight goal which means I have lost 5% of my starting weight. Now I just need to keep focused and keep up the good work. I also volunteered to help out at the Weight Watchers meetings so today I was helping with the membership [...]

13 Comments CherryPie on Sep 9th 2010

This week I managed to lose the 1.5lb that I put on last week. *Phew*
I have had a bit of a hassely day with my brother who was trying to set up some new technology for me.  It should have been fairly simple but there was a need to call customer services and those [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Sep 2nd 2010

It has definitely been one of those days. This morning my printer wasn’t working, the light was on but nothing was happening! I fiddled around with the leads and ran some tests but it was staying offline. On closer inspection I realised that after my last minute visitors had vacated the room [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Aug 14th 2010

About a month ago my BT connection failed.  I was alerted to the fact by my brother who said he had been ringing for hours and no one had picked up the phone.  Firstly, it should only ring 4 times because the answer machine is always on and secondly the phone hadn’t rung because I [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 19th 2010

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