The pleasures of Astronomy from childhood to adulthood
April 11, 2009 – 00:02 | One Comment

Amateur Astronomy is a hobby I’ve been engaged with since my early teens. I recall my first encounter with Astronomy after my father bought me a cheap rickety telescope that wobbled and never really focused …

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Virgin Media 50Mb speed test
May 27, 2009 – 14:41 | 7 Comments
Virgin Media 50Mb speed test

My new Virgin Media 50Mb broadband has been up and running for about four hours now and so I thought I’d test out the connection speed using the trusty speedtest web site.
I have two …

Virgin Media installation experience
May 27, 2009 – 14:17 | No Comment
Virgin Media installation experience

I’ve been on an 8Mbps (downstream), 512Kbps (upstream) ADSL broadband connection now for over five years. It has served me well with little or no hickups. However, recent changes to the way I work has required me to look for a faster broadband connection, especially one with a broader upstream speed of at least 1Mbps.