Category Archives for "Life"

Shaking up British Politics – The ‘For Britain’ Party #ForBritain

I emigrated from Britain ten years ago… Reluctantly leaving Blighty’s green and pleasant shores, optimistic for my future abroad but sadly mourning the collapse of the England I had grown up in: A gradual diminishing of the essence of what it means to be English. To me “Being English” is a mish-mash of feelings, emotions […]

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Thinking Days

Hands up and stand away from the keyboard. It’s time for a thinking day. Do a little less for one day might mean doing far more for many more…. It’s not often I blog about somebody elses blog… is that Blogging2? Yesterday, I read this excellent article by John Donahoe, previous CEO of Ebay. Published […]

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BLM – Black Lines Matter

I’m getting old — 50 earlier this year — and my eyesight is failing. Seriously, I bought some of those old man reading glasses from Walmart. You know the ones, the “old people” ones! 🙂   Five bucks for a little old Victorian style pair of readers that perch on the end of your nose and […]

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RPG Programmers #winning

When I was a lad – you read the newspaper for news, you talked to neighbors to network and find the local gossip, you watched TV or went to the Cinema for movies. Nowadays, it’s all done on computers and it’s us programmers that create, nurse and stroke this things called computer programs. How you […]

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Wireless network intermittent losing broadband connecting – MTU problem

Feb 2014 Update — If you are here looking for details on how to fix VPN failure after doing a Windows8.1 or Windows10 upgrade then use Windows Troubleshooter to Change the mode to Windows compatibility 1. Right click VPNUI in the Cisco install folder. (for example “C:\Program Files (x86)\Cisco\Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client\”) 2. Choose Troubleshoot compatibility. […]

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