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What laptop

A friend recently asked me what laptop to get after his had died (fortunately no data was lost – clever man!). His question was really “Windows or Mac”? The requirements were photos, email, music, Office. It is an oft asked … Continue reading

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Lies, Damn Lies …

I have just read a piece dated Feb 5, 2019, from the New York Times, fact checking a speech President Trump gave to a joint session of Congress for the annual address. Many thinking people know that there is very little … Continue reading

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Nasty

I recently wrote about the nastiness that is the Tory Party these days, with people like Johnson, Rees-Mogg, Redwood, etc., shouting for Brexit whilst being cushioned from its effects. To this list, of course, could be added Farage (who got … Continue reading

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A Letter

I felt compelled to write to the PM. Here is my letter. I wonder if I shall get a considered response? Dear Mrs May I shall keep this brief since if ever you get to read this, your time is … Continue reading

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A Gypsy, robbed

On Saturday 1st December, 2018, a Gypsy was robbed. In fact, it wasn’t just any Gypsy, but the King of the Gypsies himself. Of course, I am referring to the self-titled “Gypsy King” Tyson Fury, who fought Deontay Wilder for … Continue reading

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The wise woman

Blackadder: I seek information about a Wisewoman. Young Crone: The Wisewoman… the Wisewoman. Blackadder: Yes, the Wisewoman. Young Crone: Two things, my lord, must ye know of the Wisewoman. First, she is… a woman. And second, she is… Blackadder: Wise? … Continue reading

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What? Why?

Throughout my life I have had occasion to wonder why. What am I doing and why am I doing it? Why am I here? What do I want from life? You know, the standard philosophical questions that have been asked … Continue reading

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Apple versus your bank balance

I have moved over to the Dark Side and am now pretty much completely Apple in my IT kit. When I bought the iPhone 5S a few years ago I was impressed by the camera, especially burst mode,  but unimpressed … Continue reading

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Parlez-Vous German?

When I was at school, many moons ago, I studied French for one of my O Levels, and was awarded a grade B. Not bad at all for someone who simply wasn’t very good at languages and just didn’t enjoy them … Continue reading

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The evil of a car

I have touched on this before. Germans and their cars. But I have been driving here for a while now and my observations – and remember these are only my observations – are fairly stark: Germans in their cars are … Continue reading

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