I was driving and listening to a local radio station (Wave 105) this morning and they were doing a ‘Guess the Year’ competition. A caller came on the line to the presenter and said it was 1992. “How did you get that?” he asked. “Well” the caller said “it was also the year of the [...]
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June 14th, 2009 · Comments Off · Miscellaneous
We went to The Brook last night to see Maybe Winehouse. The Brook is a small, live music venue in Southampton with a few chairs and tables but mostly it’s standing. Before becoming a live music venue it was a regular pub so you can perhaps picture that it’s a bit cramped inside but that’s [...]
June 12th, 2009 · Comments Off · Miscellaneous
My daughter spotted this ladies urinal at Schipol Airport, Holland. Neither she nor I have ever seen one of these before. Do they exist anywhere else?
May 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Miscellaneous
My 5 day break was immediately followed by a domestic duty so I didn’t do a Salisbury run for nearly a week. On my first day back Paul D, another driver on the Salisbury rota, asked if I’d seen any of the strange ‘cobwebs’ which had appeared in hedgerows along the route. I told him [...]
May 25th, 2009 · Comments Off · Miscellaneous
For family members, it is often the most difficult and painful decision they will face: to accept that a loved one � a parent, a spouse, perhaps a sibling � is technologically impaired and should no longer be allowed to live independently, or come near a computer or electronic device without direct supervision. The time [...]
May 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Miscellaneous
Last month I wrote about using my mobile, with a built in GPS, to transmit my current location so that my movements could be tracked on a map. I couldn’t ever get it to work with my mobile reporting a ‘Network Error’ each time it tried to transmit location data. In the end I gave [...]