Monthly Archives: August 2013

Twitter account security

If you use Twitter or one of the other social media networks then you’re bound to encounter tweets about the most fantastic diet products or some other far-fetched reason for you to click on the link included in the message. … Continue reading

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Photos from the Harwich Sea Festival & Lifeboat Day 2013

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I took many photos during the Sea Festival on 28th July but have just gotten around to editing and sorting them. None of these images are the original resolution, if you would like to use any of the images please … Continue reading

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Another AOL problem

I visited a friend tonight who had email problems. As it was, I’d already had a suspicious email from him earlier in the day – his account had been hacked.   My first issue was whether anything in his laptop … Continue reading

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Visitor stats (again)

The visitor stats have reset themselves again. After a record-breaking July it now shows that I had no visitors last month. Again. Oh well. Tweet

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New linux pages added

I’ve created some Linux-specific pages under the IT Stuff menu. It’ll be a mix of general information, fixes to compatibility (with Windows) issues and the odd plea for help.   Tweet

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Bus madness confirmed?

I received a copy of Essex County Council’s Travel & Transport Update by email today, confirming that buses on routes 20/20A were being re-timed. Follow the link above to register for the monthly email. Given that the new bus timetables … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy

I’ve been a tenant in a council (TDC) owned building for a year and a half, except it’s not quite that simple. The apartment I and my family inhabit is privately owned by an absent landlord, I’ve never met him, … Continue reading

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