Well, today was our big monthly shopping day, when we spend the generously large pension our bountiful Government showers upon us. We drove to Dumfries; I headed straight for Waterstones. A few weeks ago, B won some book tokens in a crossword competition; he didn’t want them so I got them. So I was expecting … Continue reading Days like these…
…As I have written before, I enter a lot of online competitions. I spend two or three hours a week on it, entering maybe up to a hundred or more. So I’ve seen a wide range of prizes – cars, electronic equipment, computers, laptops, books, DVDs, CDs , kitchen equipment, furniture, mobiles, holidays, days out, … Continue reading Sign of the Times….
I don’t remember sitting for this portrait: From
What Would It Take To Make You Feel Comfortable? Itâ€™s extremely stressful spending all day pretending to be normal. Often we need to give ourselves the personal accommodations that we need to be comfortable in our worlds, and avoid being over-stressed â€” regardless of whether or not others think the stresses or accommodations are â€œimportantâ€?.
Living in a beautiful tourist area, we are unfortunately used to having visitors chuck their rubbish over our roads, verges and pristine open spaces. For instance, last summer we took a drive out to Loch Dee. This is a lovely little inland loch in the Galloway Forest in the middle of hills, fields and woods, … Continue reading Rubbish…..
Now that I’ve got a local server up and running on my machine (thanks to WAMPS – easiest local server install ever), I can now easily design WordPress themes. This new look is one of the first results – the other is Hyde2612.net. It’s not finished yet – quite a few things, like the sidebar … Continue reading New Look…
….yesterday was a bit of a washout for me, owing to another night-time tachycardia attack. I turned over in bed, an internal switch jumped and the smooth, slow bloop-BLIP of my heartbeat went in an instant to a 180bpm BLAMBLAMBLAM slam-beat. So, once the initial o-shit-its-a-heart-attack panic had been firmly squashed I spent a leisurely … Continue reading Bleurgh….
…Tried installing XAMMP yesterday. Couldn’t get it to work – the Apache server wouldn’t run and MySQL threw up dozens of cascading error messages that filled the bloody screen. Looking for answers on the various forums proved complete arse – post after post filled with nerds-delight jargon. It was like getting a new car that … Continue reading Grrr, techie woehs….
….that 1 day all kittehs will b jugdz not on ze clr of der furr butt on ze cntntz uv der fudbowlz… moar funny pictures