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PeterBee's Blog


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  • Switching to a Mac - Part 3

    It's been about a month since I got my new iMac up and running (see earlier posts) and about time I updated on progress. Shortly after my last entry I calibrated the display with a Spyder Pro. The display was fairly good out of the box, but calibr...

    30 Jul 2009 3:01PM | Read


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  • Switching to a Mac - Part 2

    In my last post I outlined my decision to switch to an iMac 24 inch after many years of using a PC. Well, the iMac arrived a week ago today (in fact it would have been delivered the previous day had I been in). Unfortunately, because of other com...

    2 Jul 2009 10:57PM | Read


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  • Switching to a Mac - Part 1

    I've just started the process of switching from a PC to a Mac. I've been a PC user for many years now both at home and prior to my retirement 2 years ago, so this is a major step for me and I thought others might be interested in my experiences. ...

    17 Jun 2009 8:33PM | Read


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  • Getting ever closer........

    Our trip to Australia is getting ever closer - we fly from Manchester next Friday via Dubai. Thoughts are now turning to getting together what we need to take for a 4 week stay and making sure all our affairs are in order (The car needs to be ta...

    8 Jan 2009 11:36AM | Read


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  • False Alarm - Good News!!!

    Ten days ago, I had a bit of a health scare and suffered symptoms that pointed to the fact I may have had a TIA (mini-stroke). As I'd had a minor stroke some 3 years ago there were obvious concerns. As a result, I've not been able to drive for ...

    10 Dec 2008 5:11PM | Read


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  • Selling kit on Ebay....

    I've been away from this site for a while because the time I'm able to devote to photography has been swallowed up during the last 3 or 4 weeks selling photographic kit on Ebay. About 18 months ago I inherited my father photographic gear consistin...

    30 Nov 2008 4:03PM | Read


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  • Planning a Trip To Australia.....

    We're in the process of planning a trip to Australia in mid January. We're going for a month and will be based with my Sister-in-law and her family in the Melbourne suburbs. We last visited them in 2007, so it will be good to see them again and...

    25 Oct 2008 9:30AM | Read


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  • It's been a while....

    It's been a while since I last wrote something here. Not because I didn't want to, but just because I haven't had the time, having been heavily involved in DIY work at my son's house and supporting my elderly mum who had a fall a few weeks ago. Mos...

    13 Oct 2008 11:07AM | Read


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  • A Year In Yorkshire....

    Twelve months ago today we moved to West Yorkshire from the other side of the Pennines and I thought this might be a good time to reflect on our first year in Yorkshire and muse on the ups and downs of the last year. Both my wife, Jean, and I are ...

    2 Sep 2008 9:27PM | Read


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  • Pictures on the wall - Finished...At Last!

    It's been a while since my last Blog entry because we've been so busy during the last 2 or 3 weeks so there has been only limited time for photography and, sadly for contributions to this site. However, I have managed to find time to complete a pr...

    26 Aug 2008 9:09PM | Read


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  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) and is it me?....

    We visited the YSP yesterday with my 4 year old grand daughter. What a woderful place it is. Lots of open spaces filled with interesting scuptures and sheep (and their poo!) I took a compact with me, but as you can imagine, with a 4 year old in ...

    5 Aug 2008 7:16PM | Read


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  • To Blog Or Not To Blog.....

    Been thinking for a while that I ought to start a blog on here, but typical of me, I kept thinking about it and not getting on with it! So here goes... Today's a typical "family sunday" with my son and grand daughter here, so little time for phot...

    3 Aug 2008 3:35PM | Read


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