is a personal website with no affiliation or connection to any organisation or company aside from the fact the author doesn’t live in a world of his own, and does have a day job and other interests. Any comments, articles, observations, beliefs or views expressed are not the views of any organisation or company, and they might not even reflect the views of feelings of the author depending on his mood at the time.

The author is a software engineer by trade, and has been playing with computers as a hobby for over 20 years. In addition to that he enjoys sailing when he can, badminton amd football when fit, and photography when inspiration strikes. The banner image and logo are from an picture called ‘Formation Flying’ which was taken at a kite festival on Southsea common a few years ago. You can see the full image in the gallery if you are interested.

On that note, please be aware that the author holds copyright on all images and content on this website unless stated otherwise, which means you cannot use them for any reason without permission. That doesn’t mean it’s ok if it’s for a good cause, or if it’s non-commercial or for your mum. It means don’t use anything here without asking first.

The author hopes you enjoy what you find here, on some level at least, and asks you to respect the fact that this is his little area of the web. You might well disagree or even be offended, and that’s ok. The author cannot possibly know what any one individual might be able to take offence at, and so will be unable to avoid offending everybody. If you feel that strongly about something posted here that there are several options option to you, including not visiting this site, and writing your own website somewhere else. As you can tell, this is not a website which will pander to peoples hurt feelings or those who take offence – it is not against the law to say hurtful or offensive things (as a rule). That said, this website has no intention of stepping beyonds the bounds of law, and if you have a legitimate issue with anything posted here, please let us know and we can try to work it out like sensible adults.

Put simply, this is the authors home and though he welcomes visitors of all kinds he expects them to treat it as his home, and act accordingly.