I kept looking at these devices and the little voice in my head that loves all things tech was shouting “Buy it, buy it”.  I wanted to, but stopped myself, then in the end I gave in to temptation, and thought what the hell, and if I am to have it, have the one with the heart monitor. Boxing day, I bought it.  What a marvelous device it is too, even knows… Read More

December is a time for both my birthday and that of Christ, not that I am religious but thankful that we have such a celebration. I used to hate Christmas with a vengeance.  Why?  Well, the guy with the sandals who died an extremely long time ago seemed to take precedence over my Birthday.  Now don’t get me wrong, I had no problem with Him, but I just hated that everyone forgot about… Read More

I was a member of a group on FaceBook that was against misuse of disabled parking by the able bodied.  I made a few posts relating to people using the spaces without a disabled badge, but one post hit a few nerves of people.  I was told that I was uncouth as I told a woman who was very able bodied that she should not use the space as she clearly was… Read More

When I was little, I was diagnosed with having eczema.  Over the years, it has come and gone but mostly stayed about causing me bother with my hands, which is where it tends to be.  Today, however, I went to the GP and she informed me that due to the fact that it is on the palms of my hands it is not eczema and is, in fact, psoriasis. My first thought was… Read More

I remember a time when Saturday night television was something to stay at home for.  The channels used to fight to get you to watch their evenings entertainment.  These days it would seem that any old crap is put on. I looked through the schedule and nothing on that inspired me to sit down and watch.  I checked the movies, lots of them, but nothing worth watching, and the ones worth a… Read More

Here we go again for the 3rd year in the UK, Black Friday has arrived and consumerism and greed take over in abundance. Do not get me wrong, I love a bargain, I enjoy shopping and buying lovely things, but I will not be taken in by a superfluous event that is driven to make you purchase things you do not need. Some of the shops have decided, most wisely that they… Read More