Author Archives: jonniered

Glitches and problems.

WordPress update problems and old server issues means things are not as they should be, especially with the lack of images. Never mind, it will get sorted eventually!

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May Monies

Coming to the end of May and my big cap portfolio is coming along okay. It’s up a little over 2.5% for the proverbial Mad Month of May. However as nice as that sounds it has underperformed compared to the … Continue reading

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End of April finance

End of month finance review time. What’s happened on the finance and investment side of things? Redrow has done rather nicely but star performer has been JD sports, up neatly 15% over the last month. On the downside, Burberry recently … Continue reading

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Time to think about generating income.

Income please. As well as my big cap portfolio I’m playing with, I might start a second one looking to see about generating income. A mix of relatively high yield unit trust / OEICs and of investment trusts, say 5 … Continue reading

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financial ups and downs

Time to kick this blog back into life, so let’s try by occasionally talking about some financial ups and downs type stuff. As part of my Master Plan to become stinking rich and rule the World – or perhaps at … Continue reading

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iPhone 6s Plus First Impressions.

I’ve had my iPhone 6s Plus for a couple of weeks, so I thought I’d comment on my first experiences with it. As soon as I got it (from my local 3 shop) it was straight off to Starbucks and investigate. … Continue reading

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iPhone Upgrade

I’ve just updated my mobile phone to a new iPhone. As much as I love my Samsung Note 2, it is getting left behind technology-wise. Finger print readers, contactless payment systems, 4G connection speeds, camera quality and so on has … Continue reading

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Evernote thoughts

What’s happening in the world of Evernote? Came across an interesting article in Business Insider about the ups and now downs of Evernote that highlighting their recent laying-off of staff, and I’m afraid I do agree with the overall conclusion that … Continue reading

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Which Cloud System

Which cloud system for my day to day use? I’ve been running Windows 10 since they first released their developers preview versions and have generally liked it. Microsoft also has its Onedrive, desktop and web-based Office stuff, all that sort … Continue reading

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Giant Squid lavalier or Rode

Giant Squid and Rode smartLav+ lavilier mics. Recently I bought myself a Giant Squid lavalier microphone. The version I got was the mono, cardioid model and came in at around $(US)40. This makes it about half the price of the … Continue reading

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