Category Archives: Life

iPhone 4S – 4Steve

Steve Jobs the co-founder and former chief executive of Apple has died at the age of 56.

As most people seen this coming, Steve Jobs got diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2003, and after three periods of sickness leave, resigned as Apple CEO in August 2011. This unfortunately ended his life. How will Apple cope now?

It has been reported that the new iPhone 4S was named for Steve Jobs himself. The 4 (for) and S (Steve). was this coincidence? Or did they see it coming? Is it some kind of plan to drive more sales in the memory of Steve jobs?

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Tesco Complaint Reply

Cool Story Bro

Cool Story Bro

That’s what I wish they sent me, but unfortunately they didn’t. Below is the email I did however receive.

The Reply

Dear Ben

Firstly, I would like to apologise for the delay in responding to you.

I’m very sorry that you were unhappy with quality of the Tesco Wholemeal Pitta Breads that you purchased in your local store.I appreciate how disappointing this must have been for you.

First of all, please let me assure you that we only buy the highest quality produce from our suppliers. Our staff also inspect our produce when it arrives from our distribution depots and while it is on sale in our stores, to make sure that it is in perfect condition. I can only apologise that, despite these measures, you still experienced a problem.

Once again, I would like to apologise and thank you for bringing this to our attention.

Kind Regards

Frances Brierley
Tesco Customer Service

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So they apologise countless amount of times and don’t really give a reason for my my product was mouldy. They basically say that they buy the highest quality products from their suppliers, then they check the produce when it arrives in their depot and in store to make sure it’s in perfect condition. According to that, then they didn’t do their jobs to the high standards to what they are stating surely?

Should I reply? Comment below and let me know what you think.

 

~ If you haven’t read the initial email i sent check it out here https://restrainmybrain.wordpress.com/2011/08/19/tesco-complaint/ ~

Mouldy Tesco Pita Bread

I don’t have to explain because the email says it all. When they reply I’ll let you know.

The email

Hello,

Today 19/08/11 at 12:30 I bought Tescos own ‘Wholemeal Pita bread’ pack to have for my lunch.

To my surprise, once I arrived back to work to make said lunch, I opened the packet and noticed the green mould covered on the pitas. I however, only noticed this as I had finished packing the pitas with other Tescos products. As any normal person, I decided against eating them.

Before throwing the Mouldy Tesco Pita Bread in the bin, I took some photos to prove my complaint. The quality isn’t to great as they are taken on my phone. They are attached in this email.

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Messed Up Dreams

Every now and then I have the strangest of dreams. I’m pretty sure everyone occasionally has a ‘weird’ dream. People say that eating cheese and dairy products before you go to sleep can cause ‘nightmares’. This is due to dairy products being digested slowly or something. Also having something on your mind like relationship problems or family problems can cause them, even when you don’t think you have any issues, subconsciously you might have.

Last night I had a very odd dream. It’s one of the strangest I’ve had. I woke up thinking it actually happened, which was ridiculous. But I can’t seem to stop thinking about it. It’s the impossible mixed with the logical. In fact it was so weird it could have been its own movie.

So it started off with me at this place I’ve never seen before, no idea how I got there or why I was there. I was with someone and I also have no idea who this someone was, but I think I knew them. Great start hey!…

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Branded 3 Team

We had a group photo taken at branded 3, then took advantage, using our Photoshop skills!

Branded 3 Team

The Team

Let the fun begin with – ‘Spot Mike Jeffs

Branded 3 Team Gerard Butler

Can you spot Mike Jeffs?

Next we have Mike Autys piece called – ‘Rodgers Style’

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Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Without a solitary thought about what I had put myself into, I agreed to do the ‘Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge‘. Even within the time from accepting it to actually doing it, I never researched or prepared for it (except for a few gym sessions, which I attend every week anyway).

Me and the majority of Branded 3 had high hopes in completing this challenge. The aim for this event was to raise money for ‘Heart Research UK’. As a company our target was £2,000 and this would be a challenge on its own.

Wake up!

3.30am and my alarm screams for me to wake up. It’s Saturday 16 June and today is judgement day. Bit dramatic, but you’ll understand as the day went on. I’ve never been a morning person and probably never will be. I eat two scones with butter, which I never usually have for breakfast, just that the previous night had some urge to buy them.

After eventually gathering some sort of energy I have at 4.20am I get in my car with all my hiking gear and set off to pick up Fiona. As previously arranged, we had all agreed on meeting at  6.00am at the starting line, so I made sure we left at least an hour and a half before hand. As I managed to somehow forget the map and directions to the place, luckily enough I had Google Maps on my phone and we got there with no problems at all.

Yorkshire Three Peaks Map

Yorkshire Three Peaks Map

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Sleep walking

So I go the gym straight after work and work my ass off till I can barely walk or move. I get back home and make some yummy cheap food. Then I get a shower and watch a film about a virus that breaks out and people start to die. At the end of this film one of the guys has cockroaches crawling on his hands, which must of stuck in my head for some reason.

I’m not bothered by them (even though I don’t think I’ve ever seen one). But as I was asleep, I ‘half’ woke up. As in I could see what I was doing but couldn’t control my body. I had awoken and thought my pillow had fell on the floor but as it did, loads of cockroaches came out of it and started crawling around on the floor.

So my weird brain thinks to itself, “you don’t want to stand on them, but its dark and they’re next to the light switch”. So I get out of bed on the other side, with great difficulty for some reason. Remember I’m not fully awake so it was kind of just happening without thought.

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Itchy as a badgers buttocks

Wow i can’t stop itching!

Went to Amsterdam last week and i come back with a million bites on me. Not sure if it was the bunk beds in the crap hostel or just that the mosquitoes like my blood.

I’m using antihistamines and cream but im still itching!!! Ahhhhhh. Been told to put some vinegar on them……urm no! Then i’ll stink of vinegar when i walk into work. Everyone will think i’ve blown my bladder and tried to cover it up with the stench of vinegar.

Also one of them little buggers got me on my middle finger, which just so happened to swell up and prevent me from closing my hand properly. I looked like Professor Chump from the Nutty Professor!

Every time i go away abroad i get bitten to death. I’ve tried all the stupid ways to prevent them and the only one that seems to work is having a net constantly around me. Even then they still manage to get in some how!  They have a game plan!