Reading time: < 1 min Note to self: DO NOT go shopping on a payday Friday, particularly after a five week month. Standing in a queue for 25 minutes isn’t fun and doesn’t help your blood pressure. Our local Asda is 24 hour, except for the booze of course and as the prime reason for going shopping was to pick […]


Reading time: < 1 min Fashion or necessity function?


Reading time: 2 mins We have a lot of stuff in our house. A lot of stuff we don’t need, don’t use and if we are honest, we never needed in the first place. When we lived down south my salary took a large hike, and despite losing my job at Dr. Solomon’s I managed to receive a nice […]

Eye speed

Reading time: < 1 min Schroedinger’s cat is NOT dead. But blink is. I miss blink. EDIT: Schrödinger’s cat?

Happy, content

Reading time: 4 mins To borrow a phrase from a recent post of Tom’s (a very interesting post it is as well) I guess that the tagline for this site should really ALWAYS be “it’s like thinking in public”. I’ve been blogging for years, had a “homepage” before that and could bore you silly whilst trying to score silly […]


Reading time: 2 mins I’ve been making a conscious effort, over the past month or two, to improve the quality of what I post here both to challenge myself and in keeping with that whole “personal improvement” thing I’m always told I should strive for (I say “you can’t improve on perfection”, they say “beauty is in the eye […]