Monthly Archives: December 2006


Less saving and more debt 1

I see many stories about how personal debt is increasing in the UK. The Office for National Statistics confirms this in this section of their site. From the 2nd quarter of 2004 until the 4th quarter of 2005 the levels of gross saving was going up. Since the beginning of […]


Christmas Time 1

I hope everyone enjoyed Christmas day and is enjoying their holidays (if they haven’t already finished). The time I’ve had off has been brilliant as it’s allowed me to have a long overdue rest from work. I like my job, but everyone should have a break from what they do […]


The taser and it’s after-effects 4

I’m really not sure what to think about this issue. An Iranian-American student from UCLA was recently asked to show his ID card to campus police as part of a ‘random inspection’ – well, that’s what they said it was. He refused because he felt it was some form of […]


In the beginning there was ethics 2

Yes, I know – the name of this blog is a little geeky – but I couldn’t think of anything else at the time that was available on Blogger. Anyway, this is my first post using Blogger and ‘Life: Downloaded’ is all about my thoughts and meanderings through life. I […]