Cookie Policy


A cookie is a small text file which is stored on your computer, subject to your consent.

Cookies are used by many websites, and help us to better understand how our website is being used, so that we can make improvements for a better user experience.

The following cookies are used on this website:

CookieTypeDurationDescription
GoogleSession/PersistentUp to 2 yearsI use Google to improve your experience, by monitoring my website’s performance. Google’s cookies include: APISID, HSID, NID, PREF, S, SAPISD, SID, SSID, TZ.
Google AnalyticsSession/PersistentUp to 2 yearsI use Google to improve your experience, by monitoring my website’s performance. Google’s cookies include: _ga, _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz.
GravatarPersistentUp to 18 monthsGravatar is a built-in cookie for all WordPress websites, which is used to provide display user-provided pictures from a central database. Gravatar cookies include: _qca.

You can read more about cookies, and how to turn them off, on the BBC website.