When Sally and I first met, in 1994, it was obvious right from day 1 that we had many interests in common. Amongst them was a general interest in astronomy and all things science. We managed to take a bit more of an interest in about the year 2000 when we bought a 8″ telescope … Continue reading Renewing Our Love of Astronomy
I have had a fascinating, but ultimately frustrating, discussion over the past 24hrs about the reliability of the Ecotricity Electric Highway. Here I expand a little on a few of the basic premises and assertions I make regarding current reliability. The first point of discussion surrounded the issue of whether the network reliability changes as … Continue reading Does a Charge Network Get More Reliable When More People Use It?
I have been having some very interesting conversations over the past couple of days on Twitter with a few people who are suggesting that I am over negative regarding the reliability of the Highway. While I respect their opinions I feel that I am not over negative and here’s why… Their argument is that the … Continue reading Ecotricity Electric Highway – Is it as reliable as people make out?
Back in 2011, when we first got our electric car, we joined Ecotricity as our supplier of both gas and electricity. It was an easy choice. Ecotricity supplied electricity from 100% renewable sources and ploughed back most of the profits into creating new wind farms and also into building the Electric Highway network of rapid … Continue reading Why We Switched Away from Ecotricity
Ever since Vospers of Plymouth had their rapid charger installed it has been like most Nissan dealers… available only during office hours. In fact, again like many other dealers, they have kept the charger locked out of hours and the barrier down preventing access. Also, they have set up the charger to need a RFID … Continue reading Great News! Nissan Charger in Plymouth now 24/7
Well the rebuild went well and as you can see the blog is up and running again but still without pictures. Still, every cloud has a silver lining and so this is an opportunity to start over with a new beginning. All the original posts remain but without pictures for the time being and over … Continue reading Rebuild Complete – A New Beginning
Well, after a bit of investigation it seems that I may not be able to easily replace the pics in this blog. Many of the pics arwere only on the blog and backups only have links… not the pics themselves. It will take days, possibly weeks, but I think it is time to ditch Blogger … Continue reading Rebuild in WordPress
I have been royally screwed by Google. It seems that if you delete a Google+ album that holds pics used in a Blogger blog they get removed from the blog also. Nearly all my pictures, in this entire blog, are now deleted! I have backups from a while back so it might not be a … Continue reading Pictures all gone!