How to set up recurring events on the last working day of the month in Google Calendar

Google Calendar doesn’t support repeating events on the final working day of the month

This week, I thought it would be useful to add a recurring event to my calendar to remind me of when pay day is.

My company pays its employees on the last working day of each month. If the final day of the month is a Saturday or Sunday then they bump it back to the Friday.

But the last working day of the month isn’t an option in Google Calendar’s recurring appointment options.

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2 × 4K = why not!

My desk

At the weekend, while I was having a bit of a spring clean around the house, I moved the AOC U32E2WG6 31.5-inch 4K monitor onto my desk, to replace a Dell P2419H 24-inch Full HD monitor (that Joshua now has his eye on!).

The AOC has been plugged into the Xbox One X, but since all three children have their own gaming laptops, the Xbox hasn’t been used very much. And so neither has the 4K monitor. (I’ll get the Xbox plugged in behind the AOC, so it’s still an option.)

It’s rather nice now having two 4K monitors on my desk. Because… why not!

Microsoft Outlook category colours

Here’s something that bugs me every time I have to use Microsoft Outlook: the Categories colour picker:

Categories colours

Seriously, who a) chose those particular colours, and b) put them in that completely random order?!

Would it be too much to ask for a more colour-spectrum order? Something like this:

Category colours in a better order

A first world problem, I know. But it really bugs my sense of aesthetic and order every time I use it. Which is often.

No Windows Security after upgrading to Windows 11

My laptop desktop under Windows 11

This weekend I upgraded my Acer Nitro 5 laptop from Windows 10 Home to Windows 11 Home.

It mostly went well.

Microsoft Security was missing!

A strange consequence of the upgrade in fact was that most of my Modern Windows Apps were missing and needed to be reinstalled from the Microsoft Store: 3D Viewer, Clock, Maps, Microsoft OneNote for Windows 10, Microsoft To Do, Paint 3D and Windows Security.

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