And a whole heap of people celebrated by going online – 7 million of us at one time. If you don’t have Skype yet, it’s worth looking at if you’ve got a broadband connection. You get calls to other Skype users in the whole world for free. And that’s got to be good, I reckon. You can also use Skype to call "real" phones for a fraction of what most telecoms companies charge – they call this Skype Out. I think really is worth checking out.

There’s also Skype In for those time when you haven’t got access to a phone line or don’t want to pay line rental. I’ve got one of these too which and I’ve signed up for the VoiceMail that goes with it. Check it out!