Category Archives: Rants

I wandered lonely

All of us at sometime or another crave a little solitude; speaking as one who lives alone and can often feel a little resentment when visitors conspire to invade that privacy, you might think it odd that I should ever … Continue reading

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Football crazy

Whether you’re into sport or not, there’s a fairly good chance – no matter where you are in the world – that you’ll be aware the football world cup is currently in progress. If, like me, you’re a UK resident, … Continue reading

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A better place

What the hell is going on in the world? Back in the good old days – which don’t seem all that long ago – there were few things to worry about from day to day. The most we had to … Continue reading

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Off the grid

A friend recently mentioned to me that they’d effectively committed social media suicide: Closing their FaceBook account, shutting down all but their most valued Twitter feeds, deleting Instagram and removing themselves from LinkedIn. They told me that, initially it was … Continue reading

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Stoned

I’m in the fortunate position of possessing a decent sized patch of garden, which – if I’m to gloss over the fact that I haven’t touched it since moving in over three years ago – has lain fallow for some … Continue reading

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Service with a snarl

I read a lot of profiles. I find them a brilliant source of information, not only about the person to whom they relate, but they’re also a gold mine when it comes to discovering new groups, locations to visit and … Continue reading

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Wipeout

Sometimes, I despair of the human race. Wonko the Sane famously quit reality and constructed The Asylum so that he wouldn’t have to live in a world which had clearly gone bananas – for him, the final nail in the … Continue reading

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The light fantastic?

Any photographer will tell you that what fundamentally defines an image is light, they will wax lyrical about the quality of the light when it ticks all the boxes, and they will rant until the cows come home about the … Continue reading

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Window shopping

There are some things I see in the real world that confuse me every bit as much as some of the more unusual things I come across in SL. Maybe RL isn’t quite as way out and bizarre as the … Continue reading

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Farcebook

Privacy and data protection are the in-thing right now, especially over this side of the pond. Here in the Amalgamated Federation of the EU and Brexitopia  the implementation of the GDPR means that our letterboxes, emails and websites are being … Continue reading

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