Category Archives: Ramblings

Amazing Sense of Architectural Humour

Who here has watched the fantastic Cold War Drama  Deutschland ’83? You can catch up on the  series here :- http://www.channel4.com/programmes/deutschland-83 There’s a scene in Episode 6 where Stamm is on the train and you catch a glimpse of German architecture … Continue reading

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Funniest Birthday Card…

Knowing my love of all things Apple and an impending birthday, a friend sent me what I think is the funniest birthday card to date.  #WellPlayed 🙂

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Possibly one of the most confusing traffic signs I’ve seen in a while.  I shot this just before I was due to go on stage at a conference in Madrid to give a 40 minute talk on Security… If you’ve … Continue reading

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Email and ISP Hell…

I chose to leave my ISP last month and move to a new service that actually delivers high speed 200mbs broadband… unlike my incumbent whose promised broadband faster than 3mb for the last 4 years and consistently failed to deliver. In the style … Continue reading

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Who Says Crime Doesn’t Pay?…

Unfortunately I was a victim of crime at some point overnight.   I’d discovered that my Garage door had been Jemmied open and the thieves stole two bikes, a Land Rover Discovery Zamora with mud guards, Shimano Gears, Disc Brakes, … Continue reading

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First Love?

We all remember our first loves don’t we?  Whether its the kid in the same class at school as you, 80’s taste in music, or your favourite pop-star…  Well, technically this isn’t my first love, this computer has survived more house moves than … Continue reading

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How Anonymous is Anonymous?

With the Internet of Things, companies and researchers are finding innovative ways to collect and process data about our habits, thoughts, desires, usage and even what we search for on the internet.  Take the very recent case of a professional … Continue reading

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