Posts tagged with ‘Flood’

It’s Just Like Bladerunner.

November 23, 2009

It’s Just Like Bladerunner, And Not Just the Weather! Tears in Rain Bladerunner, the movie, based on an old Philip K Dick science-fiction story, was made by Ridley Scott from North-East England, someone I’m distantly related to.  Made in 1982, it presents a very grey, wet, bleak future, heavily referencing Scott’s (and my own!) upbringing […]

Send in the Army

November 23, 2009

No Problem The towns of Workington and Cockermouth are now effectively isolated because all the bridges are down, washed away in the floods. However, they are ONLY bridges, and bridges can be made and rebuilt.  The problem is the lack of communications for the towns and surrounding villages, which affects everything, not least the provision […]

Back to The Dragon King

June 1, 2009

I am the Dragon King***! wow.  melodramatic twerp. I’ve moved back to my dragon theme from Starscape today. Why? Because I can.  It’s probably something to do with my operation and stuff.  The hormonal balances have been a bit weird recently.  But also, see the “purpose” on the About page… I’ve expressly given myself permission […]

Robert G Allen, Grants, and a Credit Card Slimeball

May 6, 2009

Introduction This is a small investigation into mail lists and scammy companies.  Some companies are fine, but I always go by the adage to judge a man by the company he keeps.  This shows how lists spread far beyond their initial purpose when you sign up for something.  It also shows how the privacy policies […]

Spoofed Emails Make Me Look Like Dodgy Software Saleman

October 16, 2008

Less than a week ago, Virgin suffered an email outage of quite some time because of a flood of emails pouring in.  Spam causes Virgin email outage. Just afterwards, I had some domain problems with my ISP which are now resolved. ADSL, Pipex Blocks my Web Access, Weirdly! Now, starting about midnight last night, I […]