UK Labour’s German connection

It's been a while since the last election, and I think it would be interesting to consider some of Labour's manifesto points. The bullet points below (p20) outline party policy from their manifesto. Their aim was to deliver increased renewable energy, more affordable energy, and greater democratic accountability of energy. I'd like to focus on the second sub-bullet point … Continue reading UK Labour’s German connection

How to filter photos by camera model on the Mac ‘Photos’ app

With software becoming more and more designed with phones in mind, it's not as clear in Apple's Photos application how to sort by camera model. Whilst you can search location, date, and so on, in the top right search bar it's harder to find out how to find just the images from a specific camera. I couldn't find … Continue reading How to filter photos by camera model on the Mac ‘Photos’ app

Why has the default number for an outside line become ‘9’?

This is something I was wondering among colleagues. So I googled it, see below: The most logical theory dates back to the early days of office telephone systems, where exchanges were mechanical and telephones had rotary dials. In those days, the number you dialled had a physical effect on both the phone and the exchange … Continue reading Why has the default number for an outside line become ‘9’?

A Potential Hurdle for Amber Rudd’s ‘Solar Revolution’

This is a reprint of an article originally published in 2015 I want to unleash a new solar revolution - we have a million people living under roofs with solar panels and that number needs to increase These were the words of Amber Rudd, the new Energy and Climate Secretary in the UK government. Indeed … Continue reading A Potential Hurdle for Amber Rudd’s ‘Solar Revolution’