Bowen purchased a pair of Oakley Turbine Prizm P sunglasses.
Oakley are my favourite sunglasses. They look cool for all occasions. It has been a few years since I owned a pair of them. I broke my last pair when we were holidaying in Mexico City in early 2016, so as it was an emergency…
Panoramas pulled from Google Photos with Photonic WordPress plugin.
Panoramas make for a lovely photograph, because one gets a lot more scenery in the photo. It takes a bit of practice taking a good panorama. In the old days one had to take a number of photos and then use software to splice them…
Secure your WordPress Website with Seven Solutions.
1. Secure your website by moving from HTTP to HTTPS before July 2018. Failing to make the necessary changes will result in Google marking your website as “Not Secure” in the URL. To secure your website one needs to create a SSL certificate. There are…
Audiobooks & audio shows at audible where stories speak to you.
Audiobooks, stories that speak to you. For the past six weeks I have been listening to audiobooks from Audible… read on and I’ll explain why. When last did you buy a physical book? My wife would say yesterday or last week or last month. She…
Photo of the day – Indy cat – Panasonic Lumix G80 review.
I bought a new camera & lens recently, the Panasonic Lumix G80 and the Panasonic G Vario 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. lens. The camera has loads of great features and I am loving the fast auto-focus, 5-axis in-body image stabilisation, articulated touch screen and the ease of use. The…
Google Finance – what have you done to your website? RANT!
Google Finance is under renovation. This is the warning message that has been on the finance website for months. Yesterday the Google Finance website was awesome as it has been since 2006. Today Google Finance totally sucks rocks (and that is me being kind with my wording…
Sony WH1000XM2 are the best Bluetooth noise cancelling headphones.
I purchased the Sony WH1000XM2 bluetooth noise cancelling headphones last November in a gadget shop in Singapore Changi airport. There is an electronics shop right opposite the security gates as one enters into the duty free area, loaded with the latest and greatest gadgets, which…
“I’m Not Okay (I Promise)” – My Chemical Romance.
I’m not okay is another classic song from one of my favourite bands My Chemical Romance (MCR are sadly no more, since breaking up in 2013). Lyrics Well if you wanted honesty, that’s all you had to say I never want to let you down…
Hothouse Flowers – Songs from the rain – An Emotional Time.
The band Hothouse Flowers was one of my favourite Irish bands of the 90’s and their album Songs from the rain is still up there as one of my favourite albums. Every song is a masterpiece, especially the song ‘An Emotional Time‘ (Lyrics below), such an…
Look at how Ripple XRP has rewarded Bowen a ten bagger investment.
Ten bagger, an investment that appreciates to 10 times its initial purchase price. Investopedia says the term “ten bagger” was coined by legendary fund manager Peter Lynch in his book “One Up On Wall Street”. While “ten bagger” can describe any investment that appreciates or…
We are Mike and Jo Bowen. Originally from South Africa, we now live & work in the United Kingdom. Mike is the blogger, beer drinker, gadget man, investor and Jo is the proofreader, wine drinker, cat lady, sanity checker and “don’t you dare put that on lookatbowen.com“. Together we travel the world and have fun wherever possible. If you are new to this website and want to know more about us, check out the the longer version.
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