I contacted my bank where the transaction was linked to PayPal and explained the situation. They were very helpful and advised, yes, they could raise a chargeback, however… having looked into the transaction the funds taken from my account were via Direct Debit and not by Credit/Debit card and as such there is not protection whatsoever for this transaction. They were very apologetic.
Being cautious, I didn’t want to pass a stranger my home address (it could have been a scam), after taking some details from him, I called our local police on 101. After a two hour on-hold message, I spoke to a helpful lady on the control desk, who took some details and managed to find the original crime reference number. She understood my concerns and promised to call me back after speaking to the gentleman.
In the demonstration, I’m going to use the Oliver Twins amazing “Wonderland Dizzy” a game they have donated for free as part of unreleased software they created over 20 years ago for the NES.
The project takes a short amount of time to build and configure a raspberry pi Zero and retroflag GPi case to become a handheld retro gaming device kids and adults love.
With the volume of data breaches occurring today, it can be a minefield securing your social media accounts. This article will give you a quick run down on what to do to secure your data.
What saddens me is the disrespect that has been shown to my late wife Janice’s memory, from those who know what she experienced with MacMillan. MacMillan nurses lack of care, not acting as a patient advocate, unsupportive, leaving her scared and vulnerable, Janice made a conscious decision during treatment and at end of life care to never fundraise for this sham of an organisation.
The title of today’s blog sounds sensationalist but the fact is, in January my body and organs went into shutdown,…
Have we become too obsessed on keeping up-to-date with on-line friends perfectly curated lives whilst masterfully creating our own narrative?
That said, and pain aside, what I have noticed is the joy of walking again, how much I missed it, and the bitter sweetness of it all, given Janice was pushing for exactly this so we could tour the world together.
To say last year was a stressful year is an understatement on too many levels. Losing my wife to cancer,…