Mark's Musings

A miscellany of opinions, thoughts, rants and comments

24 August 2012
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A bit more government non-communication

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About a month ago* I wrote about the Home Office’s non-response to my FOI request asking for details of information given to Communication Service Providers (CSPs) about the Communications Data Bill. As you can see from that article, and the … Continue reading

14 August 2012
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Evesham bridge closure – traffic plan

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We now know the chosen traffic management plan for the duration of the Evesham Abbey Bridge reconstruction work. As I blogged about last month, there were five options originally considered, of which two went forward for public consultation. One of … Continue reading

13 August 2012
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The Olympics – a brief summary for the non-sporty types

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Don’t really care about sport? Secretly relieved that the Olympics are all over? But still want to appear knowledgeable to your friends? Here’s a brief summary of what happened… Overall, we won lots of gold medals. More than Russia, who … Continue reading

12 August 2012
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This used to be my playground

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When I was a child, this was where I went when I wanted to be on my own. A walk along the edge of open fields leads to a track which crosses the railway line and gives access to an … Continue reading

9 August 2012
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TPS complaints – roll of dishonour

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I got an unsolicited sales call this evening. Since we’re registered with the TPS, that’s illegal. So I decided to report them via the online complaint form. In the course of filling in the form I noticed that when it … Continue reading