Monthly Archives: September 2007

Speakers’ profile

Eeek! For this speech I am doing in a few weeks time, the company concerned have now published my profile on their web site with a portrait of me trying to put on my "serious business face". Now I am … Continue reading

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Whisky drinker!

Hehe, this made me smile, someone who was in our group on the Inca trail emailed me this photo of me drinking whisky on the train back to Cusco. It was just what the doctor ordered after all that physical … Continue reading

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Belgian Lottery scam (part 3)

I did a bit of research and dug up this horror story (http://419.bittenus.com/AustralianInternationalLottery/index.htm) of some guy who paid over $8000 to a scam artist thinking he had won a similar lottery. It seems these things aren’t about using identity theft … Continue reading

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Belgian Lottery scam (part 2)

Hmmm, slightly confusing, the email says to fax the form back to 0031-847-554-003, but the form itself says to fax back to 01131-847-554-003 – that second number is actually a number in Leeds, 0113! So maybe it’s a typo, or … Continue reading

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Belgian Lottery scam (part 1)

Well this looks interesting, I received this email on Saturday… From: sarahbensonn47@hotmail.comSubject: CONFIRMATION OF EMAIL TICKET NUMBERS:BLBx-xx-xx-xx Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2007 17:23:45 +0200 CONFIRMATION OF EMAIL TICKET NUMBERS:BLBx-xx-xx-xx DEAR WINNERFollowing official publication of results of the E-mail electronic On-line … Continue reading

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Tenerife holiday booked

Off to Tenerife for a week at the end of October. Going with my mate Chris – was hoping to get a few more people to come but for one reason or another no-one else could make it, so it’s … Continue reading

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Phew! Hearing’s back

Phew, what a relief. Blew my nose earlier, my ear went "pop" and all of a sudden I can hear again. Now everything sounds really loud! 🙂 I still have really bad tinnitus but I had that before anyway, just sounds … Continue reading

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