Category Archives: Social Scene

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There’s an app for that…in the Silicon Valley

If you’re living in the Bay Area or Silicon Valley, and you have a smart phone…there’s an app for that… You’ve arrived! You’re here in the technology capitol of the world, some say, so embrace technology and let it help … Continue reading

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Guys Night Out – Rebuilding My Life

After my wife and I moved to the US, my wife started working at Stanford and I was in our new house without a job. So I needed to rebuild my life. In the first few weeks I was busy with settling down. I needed to buy … Continue reading

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Horse Riding at Stanford’s Red Barn

Stanford University is affectionately known as “The Farm” due to it being built on Leland Stanford’s Palo Alto Stock Farm, where he bred standardbred horses for racing. What a lot of people don’t know is that nearly 100 horses still … Continue reading

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What does Skype mean to you?

In 2002 I first started to use VOIP technology with Yahoo messenger – 12 years ago. I met my boyfriend, later husband in 2002, in South Africa and had to return to England to complete my studies. You can imagine, … Continue reading

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Deborah’s Palm – A Community for Women

  I’ve been living here in the Peninsula for nearly two years now, and I’m still discovering new things every week. This weeks’ discovery was ‘Deborah’s Palm’. A fellow CCIS volunteer at Stanford pointed me in their direction. I met … Continue reading

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