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Tunnel de Fréjus

Fri, 16/03/2018 - 12:56 -- James Oakley
Tunnel de Fréjus

Having travelled between France and Italy through the tunnel de Fréjus, I thought I'd post a few tips and facts to help others

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Beware fake domain invoices

Thu, 15/03/2018 - 12:00 -- James Oakley
A fake invoice received by email

There are many scams doing the rounds. People must fall for them often enough to make it worth the criminals' time to keep trying. Here's one which you'll likely meet if you ever register a domain name. If you've just registered your first domain name, there's a risk that your lack of experience will make you vulnerable to panic and respond. So I'll post this to unpick how this works, and to put your mind at ease that you can safely ignore these emails.

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Popular Posts: Mar 2017 to Feb 2018

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 10:13 -- James Oakley
Image Credit: kalhh

This blog is a whole mix of stuff. They say that, to attract a solid blog following, you need to have a particular target audience in mind, and a particular reason for publishing everything that goes up, then consistently and regularly deliver that kind of content.

Well, blow that for a laugh. This blog serves a number of purposes:

Finding the privacy leak: CrxMouse

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 10:00 -- James Oakley

I run various websites, and I keep a distant eye on which bits of them are popular and things like that. I'm always on the look out for anything that's not right, or any errors. I'd want to fix them; if you're going to have a website it needs to work properly so that people can use it, otherwise why bother?

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St Andrew's Turi 1945 Part 4: A Bishop's Sermon

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 12:35 -- James Oakley
St Andrew's School, Turi

On Sunday February 29th, 1948, the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Mombasa, preached a sermon in the school chapel of St Andrew's School, Turi, Kenya. According to Wikipedia, the Bishop of Mombasa at the time was the Rt Revd Reginald Percy Crabbe. It does not look like it was the best sermon ever preached, but as a piece of the school's history it is certainly interesting. He made a number of really very good points, that are as relevant today as they were then.

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