Category: Musing

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Achten sie auf Heißeswasser

I keep forgetting to write about this, but I think you’ll agree – it stands shoulder-to-shoulder with any of the other quality content herein. During my 10-or-so years’ living in London one of the...

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The 10 Day Album Challenge

(Is it wrong to rip off and repost your own Facebook content?) During Corona lockdown the “challenge” has gone around as a sign of our times to post the covers of 10 albums that...

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Whoooooosh!*

While surfing about and reading a bit about task estimation, I stumbled on a couple of things in Wikipedia which gave me pause for thought – you could arguably dismiss them as baseless aphorisms,...

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The Fast & The Spurious

In the creeping march of reality catching up to Science Fiction (specifically, in this case, see the “Nosedive” episode of Black Mirror) I was… well, conflicted isn’t the right word…. maybe “given pause for...

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Hey, what’s the story with the crisps?

Growing up in Australia in the 80s we only had about 5 flavours of crisps.  And, of course, we called them chips.  Plain, Chicken, Salt & Vinegar, Cheese & Onion, and BBQ.  And there...

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The birds of Gibraltar

You knew they were there. The keening and gulling was a distant but ever-present backdrop to the relative serenity of our balcony – punctuated sporadically by the rattle of a 35 year old exhaust...