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Technology

Hello, Google

November 10, 2016 |

Yesterday, I posted about my love affair with Apple coming to an end.

This was a little scary – as over the last few years, my brief encounters with Windows machines have not been happy ones. Never-ending updates, relentless … Read More

Bye, Apple

November 9, 2016 | 3

I wrote here about my penchant for gadgets and my frustration with the big IT names.

In an effort to simplify my tech life, I had worked myself down from four devices (Imac, MacBook, Ipad and Iphone) to two. (MacBook … Read More

Keep Calm!

October 18, 2016 |

Every time I think things are calming down…

Sterling is down, the FTSE is up, consumer confidence is up, no down, no it’s…

“HARD BREXIT!”

“Boo! Soft Brexit!”

“Wait! No Brexit.”

I do wish that everybody would take a … Read More

The Camino

October 6, 2016 | 5

Been a bit quiet here.

Mostly because I have been blogging here.

I’m off on a walk. In memory of the man in the collage above, Terry Anderson.

I’m not alone, I will be walking with friends. Laurent Gauduchau, … Read More

#BulletJournal #BuJo

September 4, 2016 |

I regret to report that the star of my last post, Samuel has still not signed up for the blog. I suspect that his emergency business trip has kept him busy.

The laptop is re-listed on eBay, so there … Read More

Samuel. Fraudster.

August 31, 2016 | 6

First – a writing update.

I finally plucked up the courage to let someone read a draft. My writing buddy, Amanda Fleet, published author, soon appearing at Bloody Scotland has looked at Act I of my novel.

She was, … Read More

Eating Food

August 10, 2016 | 4

Now, we are on to one of my specialised subjects. You don’t get to be twenty one stone without packing away a fair amount of food.

It is not completely new to me that twenty one stone is, shall … Read More

Sunday. Restful Sunday.

July 11, 2016 |

What a day!

I awoke early, having volunteered to be starter for a competition at the golf club. Hardly a taxing job, I simply tick off the competitors on the start sheet, remind them of what competition they are … Read More

Is Summer coming?

July 8, 2016 |

Andy Murray just won his semi-final at Wimbledon, so it must be summer. The weather doesn’t appear to have caught on.

Ah well. Maybe the sun is on its way.

Terrible events unfolded in the US – lots of … Read More

Tears and Tantrums

June 24, 2016 | 4

Honestly. What did we think would happen?

The United Kingdom is not terribly united today. A voting turnout of 72% has voted 52/48 in favour of leaving the European Union.

So, 48% of the voting public is feeling pretty … Read More