Category Archives: Rants

Architectural flaws

One of the ‘fun’ things about owning a home is the seemingly unending flow of maintenance that you have to carry out just to prevent the place falling down around your ears. Some will be essential, like sorting out that … Continue reading

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NotPC or NPC?

The Feds are watching me! OK, so I’m a Brit, and we don’t have the Feds, but it sounds so much cooler than saying there’s a policeman looking at me. Even then, I’m being a little creative with the truth: … Continue reading

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Pussy?

You will know by now that I’m just a little bit weird; I do things that normal people don’t. One of those things that I do, and which I really can’t give a logical explanation for, is that I frequently … Continue reading

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Hacked off

Apparently, I’ve been shelling pistachios wrongly all my life. There’s an awful lot of other simple skills that I lack too, if the accumulated knowhow of a variety of self-styled internet gurus is to be believed. Such diverse pursuits as … Continue reading

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USBroken

Technology is a wonderful thing… When it works. When it doesn’t, it’s a pain in the bum! I tend to be rather impatient when tech doesn’t do what it’s designed to do; I’m not so bothered if it all goes … Continue reading

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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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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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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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