Monthly Archives: February 2017

In a spin

I’m no good at maths – never have been, no matter how hard I try. In desperation, trying to get me through my school exams, my parents even resorted to arranging additional tutoring – I passed, but only barely. It’s … Continue reading

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Pre-emptive redundancy

There are things that we just don’t need, yet no matter how unnecessary those things might be, you can guarantee that someone, somewhere is designing a brilliant solution for a non-existent need that, in all probability, we will feel the … Continue reading

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Unwelcome guests

I’m an antisocial so-and-so! In a world where most people are happily facebooking, twitterising, whatsappulating, linkedinerbating, and plurkating, I tend to walk the road less travelled and far less crowded: That of avoiding socialising at all costs. I much prefer … Continue reading

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Yesterday in Sweden

Speaking of things that never happened, it’s remarkable how quickly facts can get twisted and distorted in SL, and result in an account of events and occurrences that simply never happened in quite the way that gets recounted. Official messages … Continue reading

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Artisan?

I’m writing this, whilst sitting in a bar/coffee shop, indulging in a slice of cake and working my way through a cup of coffee. It’s not just any coffee however, it is – apparently – ‘artisan’ coffee, a description that … Continue reading

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Home and Away

Today, I’ll wake up in one town, work all day in another, and go to bed in yet another. In fact that’s pretty much going to be the pattern for the next three weeks. It’s going to be a pretty … Continue reading

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Where am I?

Many, many years ago I was involved in an unfortunate incident which led to me doing something that I thought only happened in movies. I was in a radio studio during a live broadcast and the atmosphere was hot, humid … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

One of those things I’ve always vowed never to do is meet anyone from SL in the flesh – for me one of the most attractive features of living in a virtual world is the way in which you can … Continue reading

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Pew-pew, pew-pew-pew!

I’m not a fan of shoot-em-ups, give me a puzzle to solve or an adventure to navigate my way through, and I’m happy. Put me at the wheel in a driving game and you’ll put a smile on my face, … Continue reading

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You know you’re a geek when…

To be a geek is something of a badge of honour these days. It used to be the case that to be categorised in that way was something of a slur, bringing into question your social abilities, stature and ability … Continue reading

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