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Entries from June 30th, 2024

The drugs don’t work

June 30th, 2024 · No Comments · Life

I had plans for this weekend. The weather looked like being perfect for motorbiking; dry, sunny, and warm but not so hot that wearing all that protective clothing makes you melt. The plan was to go down to Worthing on Saturday morning, have a look around town, maybe have a coffee and pastry somewhere, and […]

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Politically engaged?

June 23rd, 2024 · No Comments · Politics

I’m still not sure whether I count as politically engaged. I always vote in general elections, which should put me in the top 70%. I also vote in local elections, which probably makes me more engaged than the 60% (?) who don’t. I belong to a political party which must indicate a fair level of […]

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Close Encounter

June 17th, 2024 · No Comments · Life

A slightly odd thing happened the other night. It was about half-past midnight and I was trying to summon the energy to go up to bed. I heard some banging around outside the front door and offered up some silent swear words to the cat, assuming it was him doing his usual trick of wanting […]

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Am I The Idiot?

June 3rd, 2024 · Comments Off on Am I The Idiot? · Life, Technology

A thought occurred to me today. While I was out walking I saw, as I so often do, somebody talking on their mobile phone and holding it in front of them horizontally. I think it might be learned behaviour from watching The Apprentice or something. Whenever I see this my inner monologue is always “look […]

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Mai 2024

June 3rd, 2024 · Comments Off on Mai 2024 · Life

May was a pretty eventful month, seeing me out of the house a lot more for a change. There was a long journey up to Norfolk for our youngest grandson’s 1st birthday party, a day out in Essex to see Mum and take her out for lunch, and a few little trips out on my […]

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