Category Archives: Rants

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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Previously…

There’s an annoying trend that I’ve started to notice more and more frequently in Brit TV programmes. It’s something that our compatriots in the States have known as part of their televisual entertainment, possibly since the old gogglebox first found … Continue reading

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Trumped up

It’s not my practice to discuss the wider real world issues on this blog, and rest assured: I don’t intend entering into the boggy mire of RL politics in this post today. I will however be making some observations on … Continue reading

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The second worst busker in the world ever

It’s five years ago now that I came across the worst busker in the world ever. I was making my way through town, making a half-hearted attempt at shopping, when my mission was interrupted by the unmistakable strains of a … Continue reading

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Going mobile

I’m a workstation sort of person – I like to have an area set aside, with all the essential tools that I’m going to need, where I can spend my working hours in an environment that is conducive to what … Continue reading

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SLeidetic memory

I have a memory like a, erm…. What do you call those things with holes? Sieve! That’s the word – couldn’t remember it! And that’s my problem – simple, everyday things that most people have absolutely no problem recalling, I … Continue reading

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The light fantastic

ALM… Three letters that some people will instantly recognise and many will not at all. Ancient Lyre Music? Nope; Amazing Legs Miss? Er, no; Alarmingly Large Muscles? Afraid not; Accessible Latex Merchant? I don’t think so!; Advanced Lighting Model? Yay! … Continue reading

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