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Spam Bots Held Off

( for now )

After much trial and error, and apparently a complete ignorance of robots.txt (by bots, including Yandex), we have managed to curb spam trawling the site and make it run at a decent speed for actual customers.

upto 1000x overload just due to multiple trawlers ignoring fair play.

Website updates

Now that we have website loading times down to ~1s we expect to expand the catalogue again.

TLDR; Sorry for disruption during the website upheavals – there are more details below. Given the new tech, and GDPR rules regarding data, we ask that existing customers start from scratch: We have reset website old customer data and history for security purposes.

Just Shopping?

Feel free to browse our new site – built from the ground up for ease and inspiration,  you’ll feel right at home!!