Author Archives: JJS

Safe enough?

WhatsApp? As part of my efforts to eliminate both Google and Facebook from my software arsenal due to their proven records of being unsafe, collecting and selling mis-appropriated data, distributing false information (the list goes on and on), I am … Continue reading

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Fibre broadband

Further to my previous post on the subject, I just had the visit from a sales representative  who did not have much difficulty selling me the idea to switch to fibre optic. I am not really fully available in February … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

  to all my Chinese and lunar calendar adept friends

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Success

I was overdue by a few months for the obligatory “Service Technique” (MOT-GB, TUV-D) for my old car. I finally took the plunge today and the “old girl” passed all the checks with flying colours. Since it is categorised as … Continue reading

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Facebook and Google

I have mentioned a few times that Facebook cannot be trusted and that is the main reason why I suspended my account a few months ago. I am not impressed with Google either and switched to Qwant for my search … Continue reading

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February holidays

The first holiday of 2019 is booked. To beat the February blues, we are off to magical Agadir in Morocco.       Very much looking for the relative warmth at that time of year.       Seaside, lovely … Continue reading

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Saint Vincent

Yesterday was Saint Vincent (patron saint of wine and wine growers) days. The yearly march through town, benediction of the wine and banquet took place. Have a look here

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