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Councils Turn Street Lights Off

According to the BBC Pembrokeshire is about to become the second county to turn some of it’s street lighting off in order to reduce it’s energy bill.  Apparently the lights that have a special timer photocell fitted turn on when it starts to go dark and then shut off at Midnight.  Then at 5.30 in […]

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Facebook! And Why It’s A Steaming Heap Of Junk

Last night I was trawling for one or two people on the Project X Presents group that I wanted to add as friends on my Facebook profile. Thankfully they where right next to each other and a few short mouse clicks later and the requests had been sent. Scrolling down the page a bit further […]

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The Lifeblog Is Back

After a bit of hacking about I think I may have solved my lifeblog problems and am now back in action with the more regular short posts.  The only drawback is my mobile is only 2.5g (Edge) so uploading the pictures takes an age,  but once Ive worked out the one or two bugs it’ll […]

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Oops downtime malarky

Sometime early yesterday morning my website and email accounts vanished from the Internet. The cause turned out to be scrambled DNS settings caused by moving the domain registar from my prevous and now non-exisitant one to the very cheap and good 123reg. Thankfully the problem only effected my personal site davelodwig.co.uk, none of the other […]

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First Post (From My PDA)

This is the first post from my PDA, I’ve had the thing a while but never really used it to post. Mostly because it takes ages to type anything in. I managed to find a stowaway keyboard on Expansys for £4.50, these things are normally at least £50 mind you I did have to hack […]