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Classical Hour – Benjamin Britten centenary special


Broadcast June 17, 2013 Hello – and welcome, wanderers! The opening excerpt from Benjamin Britten‘s Midsummer Night’s Dream, ushers in this Classical Hour, on BCB 106.6FM. As we’re halfway through the centenary celebrations of Britten’s birth, I’m devoting my Modern Masterpieces show to a few extracts from his considerable body of work, with a couple … Continue reading

arts

The dangers of shared links


Please see below for a really interesting blog post by David Gibson, VP at Varonis, around the dangers of shared links. The Dangers of Shared Links Many web applications give users the ability to share private information with unauthenticated users via obscure, publically accessible URLs. These URLs, often called “external links” or “shared links,” are … Continue reading

eBay

Bye-bye bike!


Selling my Muddy Fox Courier mountain bike on eBay was like selling out an old friend! In the heyday of our love affair I used to cycle up to Hampstead Heath from Bloomsbury every dawn, swim two lengths in the Parliament Hill lido, then back home for breakfast of muesli, juice, and decaff. It all … Continue reading