Whilst nothing like the weather currently in the North of the US and Canada, it’s quite cold in the UK at the moment with snow in many areas. For me, it was freezing fog yesterdayfollowed by a light dusting of snow. During my morning walk I took some photos of the rather wonderful scene that […]
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Recently, there was an outcry (well, from from some quarters) when Greggs introduced a vegan sausage roll. On all accounts it was a success with them regularly selling out and review saying that it was like the meat-based version. But a lot of people were unhappy. You see, some people believe that vegetarians and vegans […]
A friend shared a Pro-Brefix meme on Facebook, all about the benefits of living outside the EU in Switzerland, but forgot that a mutual friend of ours was Swiss. It didn’t end well.
Well, I’d argue a a Five Nights at Freddy’s plush and vinyl figure isn’t, however cute and fluffy it is. And that’s exactly what I found, sat alongside Ben 10 and other children’s toys, at my local Tesco’s.
[It is estimated] that $35 billion is being thrown away, around the world, in the form of poorly chosen Christmas gifts BBC’s 50 Things That Made The Modern Economy – Santa Claus, December 17th 2018 For a number of years now, I’ve asked people, buying me birthday and Christmas gifts, to use my Amazon wish […]
Like last year, instead of the standard ‘year in review’ post, I thought I’d so something different and create a list of “twos” for 2018. These can be 2 good things, 2 bad things or a mixture. But just two.
Laptops, mobile phones and tablets never seem to last any length of time these days. I remember, not too long ago, when they lasted for weeks, with still charge to spare. But there are a number of things you can do to dramatically increase the battery life, whilst significantly impairing the ability of your device. […]
I’ve had quite a year of reading. Starting for the beginning of the year… The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain by Bill Bryson The Book of the Year by No Such Thing as a Fish Scott Pilgrim, Volumes 1-6 by Bryan Lee O’Malley Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by […]
The security expert, Troy Hunt, recently Tweeted about his car purchase – a rather fabulous Mercedes… However, he ended up having to defend his choice and justify why he didn’t, instead, buy a Tesla. His arguments are good, particularly because of where he lives, and I’m siding with him myself.