TV Channel ‘Drama’ have started showing ‘The Bill’ from the very beginning.
On 1st July 2016, 1,400 voluntary participants dressed in First World War uniform appeared unexpectedly in locations across the UK to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
This YouTube video has just been pointed out to me, which was taken of my home town, Trowbridge, in 1991.
Having spent a fair portion of my life in and around Bristol, I still have a great fondness for the city.
It’s that time of the year again, the longest day of the year brings the spiritual event of ‘The Summer Solstice’.
Growing up in Wiltshire this event has always had a local relevance, what with the hallowed turf of Stonehenge being an international Mecca for this yearly event.
If you ever get that feeling that someone is watching you, you could probably be correct.
This is a fasinating article about the lengths needed to compensate for turning the lights off in London during the war
Some could say that this is the centre of my life (yes this has been my daily working life for most of the last 15 years)
Why IT failures at big companies are unlikely to go away
Computer system failures are depressingly common
Business deals that have to be aborted, staff who don’t receive their wages, invoices that don’t get paid on time – companies can face potentially catastrophic disruption when their banks suffer computer system failures.
Yet these interruptions are far from uncommon – institutions like NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds and many others have all run into problems that have left their customers in the lurch, and their IT staff scrambling to find and fix the issue.
With the spread of citizen journalism, I like how daily events – or more commonly referred to as Breaking News, can be covered by the likes of ‘Jo Soap’ on the streets with the use of things like Twitter, Audioboo etc.