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Oxford Botley Road consultation response

This is my response to the Oxford City Council consultation on improving Botley Road for cyclists and busses... Dear Sir/Madam, I live in Abingdon and commut...

Replacing HallMaster

So, as explained in my last post, we needed a new invoicing system for the church hall. The back-of-a-beer-mat requirements were pretty simple... One-off bo...

Invoicing for the church hall

I did a long stint as treasurer of St Columba's URC (finally stepping down last year). One of our challenges, which I suspect we have in common with a lot of...

On tour

I read a lot of crime fiction, and over the last few years, I've been working my way around, visiting cities where the books are set. Naturally, Oxford (Insp...

Business travel

Business travel is tedious at the best of times. But last night (and the early hours of this morning) were so tedious I thought I'd vent some steam here... B...

Paying for things with your phone

Last time I paid for a round in the pub by tapping my phone against the card reader, someone asked me if there was a purpose to such things, other than showi...

Huawei E3372h + Mikrotik: LTE fallback

LTE modem in the Mikrotik router Now that my Mikrotik router is up and running, I turned my attention to a side project I had in mind for the USB port it boa...