“Hi, I ordered the hub and I think I’ve received the normal one?” “Ok I’ll just check for you…” (Not sure how he was going to check what I’m holding in my hand… “Ok sir, I’ve had a look and you’ve definitely been sent the correct hub.” “Have I?” “Yes.” “I don’t think I have.” … Continue reading Service provisioning woes…
I lost my Barclaycard. Shit. I’m typically not a forgetful person and I don’t loose things. Ever. Well, almost. But for some reason in the last year I’ve had a complete mare with my Barclaycard. Before this year, I’d only ever lost a couple of cards in my whole 32 years. In the last year … Continue reading Barclaycard Customer Service: room for improvement?
This is a test of a new plugin that pulls in open graph data from the site that you link to from your wordpress post – the result is displayed below. For more information on how this plugin works, see the developers site. UK inflation rate turns positive – BBC News The UK’s inflation rate, … Continue reading Link Test
Not seen that before: This morning I received some spam through a web page. However, this was contact form spam that was promoting software to spam contact forms. ffs… I suppose at least I’m convinced the product works, unlike most of the contact form spam I receive. Not sure I’ll be following it up though.
Got an email from the national lottery last night..it went a bit like this: *email received* “News about your ticket!” *open email* “We have some news about the ticket that you bought for the Tuesday 05 July draw!” It’s probably just a tenner… *click* It’ll just be a tenner. *browser opens* A poxy tenner… *page … Continue reading The National Lottery
Just spent 6 great days over easter sailing along the south coast with my parents and had an awesome time! I don’t think I really saw a cloud all week, we had good wind for the most part and even got to see dolphins too! There was the odd submarine, some
This morning a Toshiba displayport cable, that I had ordered from eBay arrived in the post and I was quite shocked when I opened the box. Not one thick booklet, but two – a ‘User Guide’ (WTF?) and a
Following my recent mention of Dark Pattern UI design, I thought I’d share this, which I was sent this morning – seems more than appropriate!
Just spent an awesome week with friends and family in Les Carroz! Highlights involved almost empty pistes every morning, rides on Piste Bashers, high speed runs, big air, free beer, high speed crashes (I still can’t walk properly), great food and, oh, did I mention we got to ride in a piste basher?! Pics from … Continue reading Ski, ski, ski, crash, bang.