I have decided that now is the right time to have a change of pace and run my own ethical business, the Technical Handyman, to serve others. After a couple of health scares in the last 18 months, I’ve come out the other side and feel a lot fitter and healthier. I’m now ready for a new challenge and to help others with their technical challenges. Continue reading “A New Venture – Technical Handyman Services”
Year old iPad Pro wouldn’t turn on – replacement iPad Pro seemed to have same problem!
This post describes my recent experience of Apple Support when my 9.7″ iPad Pro stopped working and I received a replacement iPad Pro which didn’t appear to turn on. Had I being given my faulty iPad back by mistake, or had I received another faulty iPad? Continue reading “iPad Pro won’t turn on after charging”
My mother has Alzheimer’s and lives on her own with support from carers. As she is not very mobile I was worried that she was not keeping the house warm enough. Also the time on the central heating programmer is frequently wrong due to workman turning off the power and not resetting the clock. Therefore, the house is probably not being heated when it needs to be. Continue reading “Tado – Keeping things warm for an Alzheimer’s sufferer”
Last week I returned to hospital for my 6 week check up with the surgeon who performed my Hellers Myotomy and Nissen Fundoplication operation at the end of February 2017. Continue reading “Achalasia – Life after surgery”
Featured image: Spring in a London park – reflecting on my recovery so far.
In my post “Achalasia – The Unanswered Questions I Have” I posed the questions I had before my surgery to alleviate the symptoms of Achalasia. It is now 1 month on from my Hellers Myotomy with Nissen Fundoplication surgery and I now have most of the answers to those questions. Continue reading “Hellers Myotomy Recovery – The 1st Month”
I recently wrote about “Saving Money on Sky Multiroom” and the reasons behind our decision to scale back on our Sky+ HD subscription. Having made the decision I needed to make sure it worked for us, and we got the most from our Sky and BT TV subscriptions. Continue reading “Watching Sky on multiple TVs without a Multiroom subscription”
In my last post – Hellers Myotomy Recovery – The First 24 hours – I detailed my post operative experiences up to and including my discharge from hospital 24 hours after the operation. In this post I will try to describe the first week of my recovery. Continue reading “Hellers Myotomy Recovery – The 1st Week”
In my recent post “Achalasia – The Hellers Myotomy Operation”, I detailed my experiences leading up to and including the operation. In this post, and in subsequent posts, I will attempt to describe the first couple of weeks of the recovery process. Continue reading “Hellers Myotomy Recovery – The First 24 hours”
I have been a Sky customer for most of the of the last 22 years. Up until recently I was fully committed to Sky and paid them monthly for a complete package of satellite TV, fibre broadband and telephone including Sky Multiroom.
In the darkest days of my achalasia journey I sought answers as to why I had been chosen for this experience and, probably more importantly, how other people coped with it. I wanted to know what to expect and if there was any light at the end of the tunnel. Continue reading “Achalasia – The Unanswered Questions I Have”