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Surfshark VPN
Having mulled over the idea for quite some time, yesterday I subscribed to Surfshark VPN. For those who don't know, a VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a piece of software that allows you to 'virtually' connect to servers in other countries. This has many benefits but for me it means that I can 'virtually' connect to a French server and watch French TV programmes that are blocked if I try to connect from here in the UK.

Today I tried it out by watching an episode of Thalassa on France 3. This is a channel that presents very interesting documentaries with nautical themes. I watched one on lighthouses that concentrated on the famous Ar Men lighthouse off Brittany.

If you try this simply by connecting from the UK you will get this message when you select an episode to view:
pas disponible
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