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Here’s a question you probably think you know the answer to: Which country has the higher population density – England, India or Japan? The obvious one for me would be Japan, which is notoriously overcrowded. But it’s not – and … Continue reading

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Getting the most from Online Shopping

This is a story of unrequited postage. But first a little bit of background, for those unfamiliar with the UK postal system. Post codes here are rather complex, and go down to street level. Unlike in South Africa, where a … Continue reading

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They’re small, cute, and furry. They stand up on their hind legs, and hold their hands up in front of their tummies in an endearing manner. There are very few people in the world who find them offensive. But enough … Continue reading

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