Archive for June, 2012



When I heard that 6.5m passwords for LinkedIn had been posted on the web I logged on and changed my password. Then I looked on the website to find a reassuring statement that they had improved their security and my new password was not vulnerable to hacking…. It took a lot of searching, until I […]

Piece of cake


In a burst of patriotic excitement I baked a cake. The Battenberg cake has a strong royal pedigree. It was (allegedly) first baked to celebrate the wedding of Princess Victoria (granddaughter of Queen V.) to Prince Louis of Battenberg in 1884. It has been baked many times since by Mr Kipling. My Battenberg cake was […]