Have you ever wondered how to fake French? I mean, if you don’t know the language but are stuck with a load of French people, what do you do? After a few “Haw haw he haw, des oignons,” they are going to get a bit suspicious. Well, this short tutorial explains it all.
I don’t know who webbilling.com are, but there are a remarkable number of stories online about how they seem to con or scam people into paying false bills, or even, as in the case of my wife, make a direct debit to her bank account (without permission). How can that happen? The bank has given […]
We went to the RAF Museum in Hendon, North London this weekend, on, as it turned out, the weekend closest to an anniversary of the September 15th turning point in the Battle of Britain all those years ago. (Its address is Grahame Park Way, Hendon, North London NW9 5LL by the way.) From RAF-Museum-20110911 They […]
Ah… one of the few sunny days this Summer (well, half a day, anyway). So: off to Crystal Palace park to look at the Victorian entertain-and-educate plan for the masses: dinosaurs! Yes! Well, I’m not going to regale you with all the monsters’ names: just enjoy some of the pics. From Crystal-Palace-20110903 From Crystal-Palace-20110903 From […]
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has hosted a private gathering at an Arizona resort for American billionaires who have pledged to give away at least half their wealth. Well, how about giving some of that money to me? Oh, OK, I suppose I’m not as deserving as the starving millions. Sigh. It’s just that it seems […]