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US SIM cards (part 1)

Given that I am planning to spend nearly four weeks in the USA, I thought it would be worth buying a local SIM card for data purposes. I wasn't particula...

DVDs on Windows 10

A side note here on that US Road Trip I'm on... I'm not the sort of person who feels the need to be doing something every minute of every day, especially ...

Adventures with mod_ext_filter

Omertà unfortunately prevents me from telling you why I've been experimenting with this lesser known corner of Apache HTTPD, but I can at least write...

USA 2019: Day 1

A Boeing 787-9, somewhere over Greenland. Tuesday, October 8th Outbound flight It's been the best part of a decade since I blogged here about a feat...

Eurostar

I've never been through the Channel Tunnel before, but on Tuesday, I got the good news that I was needed at an all-day meeting in Ghent. Last minute flights...

Notes on the Raspberry Pi 4

I've used Raspberry Pis since the early days, for a variety of things including graphing my electricity usage at home, running status displays at work, and ...

CloudFlare works

Every website should use HTTPS these days - EOC. There is no longer any financial reason not to. Even if your site is using cheap and cheerful hosting whi...

Innotech iComm - it actually has an API

I've mentioned before that we run a rather venerable HVAC controller at the church which drives our heating system. Last weekend, I was bored enough to start...

Fancy switching energy provider?

Bulb have been doing well for me, and the referral bonuses are handy. £75 for each of us if you use this link to sign up before Tuesday 18 June.