General observations and stories. What the f…


The Benefits of Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Take a Break and Reflect..?
May 10, 2020. Before Coronavirus, we were plagued (no pun intended!) by calls from bogus Indian call centers. Telephone calls with messages like: “Your Amazon account has expired…”“Your internet has […]

Petition – Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU

Petition - Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU
Considering this was the UK’s biggest ever petition (06/04/2019), the Governments response is exceptionally poor… It is very clear who won the EU referendum, no one will deny that. The […]

I Just Couldn’t Get on With it!

Bicycle with the Handle Bars the Wrong way Round (Right View)
A few years ago (2015), I was looking for a bike for my daughter, (for when she went to university). I started looking on eBay, when I came across an […]

Did R.E.M. Have a Premonition on November 16, 1987?

R.E.M. - It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine) Featured Image
I hadn’t listened to the R.E.M. song for a while… “It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)”. Then I noticed a particular lyric […]

Why is it Assumed Everyone Has a Mobile Phone?

"We need your additional card holder(s) mobile phone number..."
Most people do. But what about those that don’t. Is there discrimination – I thought discrimination wasn’t allowed these days? I keep on getting plagued with “We need your additional […]

For the Good of…

Why do we just accept it? Time after time we see waste. Waste of effort, waste of time, waste of money, waste of materials and most of all waste of […]

A Contract for the WEB

Tim Berners-Lee
I watched a great lecture last night “The Richard Dimbleby Lecture”, given by Tim Berners-Lee. He is best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He had a lot […]

Tesco – How to Piss Off Your Customers!

Tesco - Customer Engagement Email (Featured Image)
I love corporate emails that are for the benefit of a company, rather than the customer. Where it is designed to make it look like they are doing you a […]

Coronavirus Diary

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
The correct name for the current Coronavirus is Covid-19. But like many other names, the correct name has gone out the window and Coronavirus has stuck! This is just my […]

Does Google Search Have a Racist Bias in it’s Latest Algorithm?

Does Google Search Have a Racist Bias in it's Latest Algorithm?
If you build websites, you tend to get a lot of people spamming you. They all want your business and promise to get you first page on Google. Special deals […]

Investing in a Fund?

Funds - Discrete Performance - (Featured Image)
I had some money that needed to grow, I didn’t want it to get eaten away by inflation. Do I put it in a tax free wrapper (an ISA in […]

Quotes I Like and Sometimes Dislike…

This is just my take on phrases I’ve read, seen, or heard… Quotes: Boing…Change a little, change a lot…You come into this world… Boing… I just happened to look up […]

The Right to Speak?

YouTube Comments - An Example
We have always had the right to speak, but in the past, it was only as far as we could shout. If we had an audience, (who transmitted on what […]