Although I am a Royalist, I did not expect to include the Royal Wedding in this blog. However, after most of the guests had left Westminster Abbey after the marriage of William, Duke of Cambridge to Catherine Middleton, the cameras …Read more
In the last hour I have had 10 messages from Lloyds bank. Lloyds TSB – Account reactivation form, Because of possible unauthorized access, we have temporarily deactivated your account. To remove the suspension, please confirm that your card was not …Read more
Who’s your favorite Disney character?
Lady from Lady and the Tramp. I bought a Lady soft toy when I went to EuroDisney.Read more
What’s your biggest phobia?
I do not like heights. I cannot lean on railings or even a brick wall if I can see a drop the other side.Read more
Celebration time. I have just earned my first $15 by someone signing up to a website accessed by one of my affiliated links.Read more
Why do Easter Bunnys deliver eggs?
Back in the Anglo-Saxon era, the hare was worshipped as a symbol of Spring fertility. This evolved into the Christian Easter festival and the similar looking rabbit was adopted. The eggs are from an old German tradition, in that children …Read more
Domain parking continued
I have previously ranted about Domain Parking. My experience shows that the only way to earn money is to have a domain that once was popular. Only then are there links everywhere ready to catch the unsuspecting surfer. I have …Read more
I see the predicted turnout for the May 5th election and referendum is predicted to be very low. In England, the referendum coincides with local Borough Elections which always has a low turnout. My own research shows that most people …Read more
Laptop battery died
My laptop battery suddenly packed up. I only really use it to keep the laptop running if I accidentally pull the power cord out, which is how I discovered it had broken. 🙁 So onto EBay, £40 for a replacement!Read more
St Swithin software
This is the dream I had last night. I had just installed some free software when I noticed some water dripping from the ceiling. “Oh no”, I thought, “My water tank has sprung a leak”. The drip started getting worse, …Read more
Supercede or supersede?
The answer is SUPERSEDE. Whoever is writing the word goes by what they are hearing, and most words ending with that sound are spelt …cede. But the etymology explains differently. The word descends from the latin roots super above and sedere to sit with the …Read more
I popped into my local cafe early this morning to buy my traditional egg & sausage sandwich, and a bacon sandwich. Whilst waiting, the lady asked if I would like to take part in the Grand National sweepstake. I paid …Read more
What’s your favourite clothing brand?
I buy most of my stuff from Hawkshead https://www.hawkshead.com/Read more
IMAP error message with Courier
I have just installed ISPconfig3, a hosting system on my Debian Linux machine. I created an Email account for myself, but when I tried to connect with Thunderbird-IMAP I kept getting the error message “Filesystem notification initialization error — contact …Read more
Apache website not working without www
This problem caused me a few headaches but I found the answer eventually and I reproduce it here to help any others with a similar problem. I am running apache webserver on Linux with virtual hosting and had the following …Read more
I bit my tongue yesterday, ouch! Now its slightly swollen, and getting in the way of my teeth even more. Thought you would like to know that.Read more