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Tuesday 30 June 2015
by Wulf
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Jammy Season

We made our first jam of the year last night from our first redcurrant harvest of the year. Jane had previously juiced the redcurrants and we cooked the extracted juice with sugar (so, technically, a jelly rather than a jam). … Continue reading

Sunday 28 June 2015
by Wulf
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Superweekend

One of my low key ambitions was fulfilled this weekend; I got a Superman T-shirt. And, as an unexpected bonus, a BA Baracus “Crazy Fool”  T-shirt. Yay for Oxford’s charity shops!

Friday 26 June 2015
by Wulf
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Into the fast(er) lane

I know the Internet can run faster than this but I’m pleased with the boost that switching to a cable modem has given. Previously I was on about 4-5 Mb/s download speed so this should make a significant difference. A … Continue reading

Thursday 25 June 2015
by Wulf
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Itchy and Scratchy

I watched a programme on the ITV catch up player last night called The Secret Life of Your House (available for another week in the UK). In it, entomologist George McGavin releases all manner of “pests” into a house and … Continue reading

Wednesday 24 June 2015
by Wulf
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Signed, Sealed, Delivered

One of the little projects I’ve been playing with at work this week is using public key cryptography, based on OpenPG, to transfer potentially sensitive material to a colleague in another department and I think we’ve cracked it. The challenge … Continue reading