Hi, I’m Mr Knitter, I am a Baron and a Reverend and live in the North of the UK with my Husband and two dogs, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier Harper-Lee, and an English Springer Spaniel Mazikeen. I have far too many hobbies, including photography, reading, writing, gardening and of course, knitting. I learned to knit when I was a kid, but it was a short-lived thing due to lack of funds for… Read More
The voice in his head never stopped for breath, it spoke of danger, it warned of death. It shouted, “Hurry, pack up and flee!” And all before his morning pee. The Bing Bang Theory has at the end of each episode a piece of writing by Chuck Lorre, the above is number 372, which I thought was inspiring, and had to share.
I love quiet times, and I mean TV off, no mobiles or computers, just the silence and a book. But all of a sudden it seems too much. My partner of 16 years has gone to stay with his parents in Ireland, which means I am at home in England alone with the dogs. It has been 11 days so far, and I have to wait till the 5th December till he… Read More
The brain is an amazing thing, and Jill Bolte Taylor proved this. I read her rather insightful book “My Stroke of Insight” many years ago, and have read it a few times. I discovered her story on Ted Talks as we had a TV channel that broadcast the talks, her’s was the first one I say, and I was rather hooked on the whole thing, however, this is the talk that opens… Read More
I have always been interested in meditation and yoga since I was a kid, as my Aunt used to practice it. This week I decided to start after listening to video by Leo Gura. Free information and videos etc from his site, so I thought, the time is now. I did what he said in his first video, “How to meditate, the no bullshit guide to meditation”. I don’t know if it… Read More
I abhor war and all that it stands for. Merciless killing in the name of power, religion, territory, or the age old “I want what you have”. Charlie Chaplin in “The Great Dictator” performs a speech that makes sense, even more so now that there has been further loss of life around the planet, all in the name of religion. This is the speech. Transcribed I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be… Read More
I love Spotify, but find it a fucking nightmare at times too. My reasons are plenty and few at the same time. There is music on there that I love and have on vinyl, and as I cannot be arsed setting up my extremely expensive music system that cost me £1,499 and is amazing, but hitting play on my iMac is easier, and I am not tempted to play at full blast… Read More
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