I hate having to ask for help - but I'm stumped so here I am cap in hand...!
I've spent the best part of 4 days googling, testing, coding, etc. to try to get the example code provided in this post 29 working - posting data to Sparkfun's new simple IoT data collection site: data.sparkfun.com. I've now gone back to the original code as I thought I may have modified more than I should have!
Originally the code worked, and posted to the ste correcty. Then it just stopped connecting... to anything.
I then setup a quick Python socket server listening on port 50009 - and tested it using