Monthly Archives: July 2011


String the buggers up?

Today marks the anniversary of the hanging of Ruth Ellis, back in 1955 she was the last woman to be hung in the UK. 10 years later, the death penalty was removed. It was being discussed on a radio talk … Continue reading



At first there was a word…and that word was “ug” Communications moved on a lot since then, through cave paintings, smoke signals, semaphore, morse code, writing, buletin boards, email, chat rooms, myspace, facebook, twitter and even actually talking to people. … Continue reading


Out of the frying pan…

As the old saying goes, “out of the frying pan and into the fire” or in this case, cancelling Virgin Media and signing up with BT. When I moved into my house in October 2009, I wanted broadband installed (how … Continue reading