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Entries from September 13th, 2017

The car in front

September 13th, 2017 · No Comments · Life

I think I remember that there used to be a series of adverts with the punchline “the car in front is a Toyota”. Yesterday I drove about 250 miles, mostly on motorways, which is about 250 miles more than I would normally drive in a day and I realised that the old adverts were actually […]

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Accident waiting to happen

September 11th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Life

I am starting to think that Jayne and I are both a bit accident prone. Just recently I have concussed myself on a kitchen cupboard door and stabbed myself with a fork while washing up.  I have also taken chunks out of my leg twice manouevering my bicycle around the house. And I don’t want […]

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The wheels on the casegoround and round

September 9th, 2017 · No Comments · Life

Ryanair got in the news again this week (BBC) and for a change I think I sort of agree with one of their policies. Sort of. Basically they want passengers to check wheeled suitcases into the hold rather than have them in the cabin. I have never flown with Ryanair, but I have been on […]

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Three little words

September 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Life, Technology

I am finding the website what3words.com endlesslessly fascinating, especially the map part of it. Basically it is a concept for a geolocation system. The whole world is overlaid with a grid of 3-metre squares and each square has a unique name made up from a combination of three randomly-assigned words. The idea is to have […]

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Nothing new

September 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Life, Work

The other day at work I was really chuffed for a couple of hours. Chuffed because I came up with a phrase that I was really pleased with. Only a couple of hours because I Googled my newly-coined term and found that it was not so new after all, and several places were already using […]

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