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July 2009

How To Destroy The Earth…

I’m not entirely sure how serious this site is: How To Destroy The Earth. But it’s certainly interesting. Destroying the Earth is harder than you may have been led to believe. You’ve seen the action movies where the bad guy threatens to destroy the Earth. You’ve heard people on the news claiming that the next […]

Another Nice Day Out (Part the Third)

So, another day yesterday driving around delivering Yellow Pages. Not so much fun as before, and not just because it was pouring down all the time. I wrote last time about how so many people in the more rural parts leave their doors wide open; it’s typical of the friendliness of the people living here. […]

More Nice Days Out….

…So we’re still delivering the wretched Yellow Pages. We’ve done about 130 miles on the job this week and still have another day to do. But we’ve seen some glorious countryside, and some wonderful properties – from a colonnade-fronted mansion straight out of Gone With The Wind and a Victorian hunting lodge set in many […]

A Nice Day Out…

So this week, me & B haz work! Delivering Yellow Pages. When we accepted the job, it sounded easy – just deliver in Dalry and to some scattered farms and houses outside, we were told. Dalry is a small town, just a couple of hundred houses. Piece of cake, we thought – do the town […]

I aten’t dead yet….

…according to Doc G. After feeling ill, breathless and tired all week, I finally gave in and took my list of symptoms to him. My blood pressure was absolutely normal – a surprise for me, as I’d expected it to be through the roof. But I’ve been given some pills for the headaches. Oh goody, […]