Early Days


Yesterday was the first day (officially) of my retirement. However, it was not totally disassociated from work, as there was to be an official luncheon. The IBM Hursley clubhouse had put on a beautiful spread for the buffet and I thank them for that. There weren’t as many attendees as might have been, had I… Continue reading Early Days

Headteacher in Forest of Dean vows to shop parents over pupils web use, including social networking


Paul Woodward is to be applauded. His is a voice in the wilderness. A primary school head has threatened to shop parents to social services if they allow his pupils to use Facebook and other networking sites. Paul Woodward is concerned that youngsters who use the sites risk being exposed to porn and online grooming.… Continue reading Headteacher in Forest of Dean vows to shop parents over pupils web use, including social networking

Why ???


A short while ago I received a call from BT. Not too surprising when you consider that they provide me with my telephony service and my broadband connection. What is surprising is the reason for the call. It was a courtesy call. To inform me that the monthly payment, that I make by standing order,… Continue reading Why ???