15 years

Yesterday marked the 15th anniversary of when some bloke, sorry SIR some bloke, published some files on an international network. Since then a lot has changed. Some of it good, some of it bad, some of it mediocre, some of it, er, unmediocre. I first stumbled across the internet in my first job. After being…Continue reading 15 years

Fresh Air

Despite not sleeping well last night I was up and out in the garden early. A little bit of digging, raking and planting, a trip to the skip and I was done. All in time for lunch. Then I did nothing. Literally, nothing. I just sat in our back garden for about thirty minutes, watched…Continue reading Fresh Air


Visited my father-in-law last night, he’s been here for a week now and seems to be filling his days. Not that he does much, he doesn’t really have any hobbies and he’s not the most social person so Louise was worried about him, sitting in a caravan park all day. But he seems to be…Continue reading T.F.I.F.

Sweat gets in your eyes

Reluctantly crouched at the starting line, Engines pumping and thumping in time. The green light flashes, the flags goes up, Churning and burning, they yearn for the cup. They deftly manoeuver and muscle for rank, Fuel burning fast on an empty tank, Wreckless and wild they pour through the turns, Their prowess is potent and…Continue reading Sweat gets in your eyes

Granny Watch

So I visited my wee (and shrinking) Granny last night and I’m pleased as punch to report that she’s doing really well. She’s lucid, bright and yakked away for half an hour. Considering that only last week a ten minute chat was leaving her out of breath I’d say that’s a big improvement. Better still,…Continue reading Granny Watch