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Decision Notice: Copeland Councillor Censured

Fool Quote

The Complaint In early 2016, I submitted a complaint about the conduct of Copeland Borough Council member, Councillor William Kirkbride. The crux of the complaint was that defamatory content was being posted onto a Facebook page that the Councillor controlled. …

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Free Hermes WordPress Plugin

Hermes Wordpress Plugin

Faster Browsing Hermes* is a plugin that I created for this website. I have decided to make it available for free to WordPress users. The plugin prefetches and prerenders the next/previous page links, thus speeding up loading times for those …

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One Year Old

The Beacon Museum, Whitehaven

Happy Birthday To Me: Today marks the day that this website is one year old. As a thank-you for following what I’ve been doing, you can download the featured image (above), and use it for whatever you want – private or …

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HSTS Now Active

HSTS

More Secure For You: As previously communicated to you, I am pleased to be able to announce that the address of this website is now hardcoded into your browser via the HSTS preload list. HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) is …

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No Adblock

No Adblockers Allowed

Stop Using Adblock! Like many websites, I use revenue from advertising to pay for hosting. Without the advertising, the internet wouldn’t be free – you would be charged for accessing content. This is already happening on many platforms. I don’t …

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Security Enhancements

Prison Door

Protection: The past few days have seen some changes to the inner-workings of this website. In the main, the changes have been to increase security for the site and end users. I have added blocking techniques to prevent defacements, man …

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Stonehenge

Stonehenge

It Was The Aliens! Around 1988, I visited Stonehenge. It was something I had wanted to do for a long time, having been intrigued by stories and the archaeological theories of the time, as to it’s existence. The featured image …

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Delete All Google+ Posts

Delete All Google+ Posts

A New Start: I’ve had a Google+ account since the service was first launched, but many of the posts on my timeline are irrelevant, along with hundreds of broken links. I had been looking to close my account down and …

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Selfish People

Mussels

Loss Of Control: In 2012, a Mussel kill event occurred in the River Ehen in West Cumbria. It was estimated that up to 90% of mussels in the river were wiped out. These were the very same animals that were alive …

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