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More Thoughts

This post is a sort of run-on from the last. I had a bit of a rant there about how “diverse” characters (and I’m not talking just about…

Daffodils

It’s daffodil time here! This isn’t really a painting – well, it obviously isn’t. It’s a photo I put through a few filters.

The Strikeback

Groping women is in the news right now, so I thought I’d share my experience. It was around 1968/69; I was 18 or so. I was living in…

Wot I Did Yesterday….

So yesterday, I had one of my cataracts fixed – a novel experience. B had his cataracts done a couple of years ago and assured me it was…

How I Fell In Love With Dr Joe

Last Friday was a bit of an adventure. It started off at 7:30am with one of my usual tachycardia attacks. After an hour it was clearly not going…

New Fledgling On the Block…

As you may know, we have had a raven residing in our garden for the last couple of years. To be accurate, he resides in a beech tree…

Review: Coffin Road by Peter May

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Ever since I read May’s Lewis Trilogy I have looked out for more of his books, hoping to find more gritty, absorbing mystery thrillers. But…

“Accept who you are. Unless you’re a serial killer.” ~ Ellen DeGeneres

Vetinari: “You know, it has often crossed my mind that those men deserve a proper memorial of some sort.” Vimes: “Oh yes? In one of the main squares,…

The Great Scottish Vote-Rigging Jamboree

So here we go, another conspiracy theory to add to the hundreds already floating around on the internet. There’s been any number of academic treatises written about how…