It’s Interesting How Others Can Boost Your Confidence

Whether I’m making this up or paraphrasing a famous quote someone has said, ‘the simple things are always the finest in life’. A few days ago, my manager at work simply asked for some help in discovering a new way to carry out a task in Microsoft Outlook, when she remarked that I’ve rather a good knack for all things digital. Whether it’s finding a feature that never existed or simply a shortcut she didn’t know how to access, I’ve been more than willing to provide that assistance. It’s in my nature to aid those people who have to use computers on a day-to-day basis if they are encountering any difficulties. Continue reading It’s Interesting How Others Can Boost Your Confidence

The Friends That Were Always There

Friends Season 4 Cast PictureApparently they didn’t tell me life was going to be this way, I didn’t know my job would be a joke, that I’d be broke or that my love life was DOA. No, this isn’t me finally cracking up and using the internet to voice my concerns, it unfortunately is a blog post professing my love for 5 people that have always been there for me over the last decade and a half: Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Joey and Phoebe. Continue reading The Friends That Were Always There

Why I Don’t Believe WebOS is Dead

Hewlett Packard Touchpad - Buttons Aren't ToysIf you’re like me, gadgets play a big role in your life. From the moment I wake up to the time I head to sleep, you can be sure that I’ve interacted with some form of technology. Friends and family know I can’t be without my mobile phone and a recent holiday to Mauritius left me suffering from dire withdrawals from the Internet. Some might think I have an over reliance on technology but to be honest, I can’t seen my daily routines as being possible without them. Continue reading Why I Don’t Believe WebOS is Dead

An Ode To Alex Rider

Scopia Rising Book CoverIt’s hard to believe that over 10 years ago, Anthony Horowitz brought us the tale of reluctant teen superspy, Alex Rider. It’s even harder to believe that I was only 12 when I was recommended by my school librarian that this would a brilliant book to read. Taking her advice, I sneakily read the book inbetween school lessons and actually finished the book that very same day. (Yes, I was quite the bookworm back then, but I digress…)

Seeing the provision listing on Amazon last year, I remember the anticipation I felt every time I nagged my school librarian as to when the next book in the series was coming out. Thanks to modern technology, I didn’t have to wait very long. The 31st March 2011 was the release date for the book, and within days it was posted through my letterbox and the school child in me instantly set on reading the book. Continue reading An Ode To Alex Rider

Bear With, Bear With!

Welcome To Buttons Aren’t Toys!

Bear With!

I’m currently in the process of migrating all of my content from my former tumblr blog, so hopefully it should all be on here in the right format, and SEO optimised of course!

I’m also hoping that this blog will allow me to get the creative juices in my mind flowing and update you all with some original, witty and opinionated content that’s sure the get on your nerves!

Continue reading Bear With, Bear With!