Number withheld…Moron Alert!

Yesterday I was at home, working on my novel, researching how to create an e-book and catching up on my blog reading. It would have been a productive day if it wasn’t for the ridiculous amount of garbage phone calls from morons who withhold their number! (OMG! I just started writing this and the phone…

Photo Montage #2

Today I spent some time driving around looking for a good location to snap a few photos of a glorious May sunset. I took 30 in total but sadly half of those had overhead power cables in them, which I wasn’t aware of at the time, and they look a bit ugly when trying to…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Wildlife

Sadly in the UK there’s not much chance of seeing wildlife beyond what you might see in a field, and we have yet to make our annual trip to the zoo, so here’s a photo of our young pup, Tilly! She’s about 10 months old now and has a wonderfully calm nature. I took this…

Osama Bin Who?

I don’t buy into conspiracy theories no matter how much I enjoy them. However, the question of whether Osama Bin Laden is genuinely dead or the manner of his death has prompted me to write this, my one and only post on the subject. It seems the most pressing and most widely asked question is…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Round

It was a glorious Bank Holiday at Reach Fair in Cambridge. Beer tent, burgers, hog roast, Morris Dancers, and all manner of traditional English attractions. Reach is one of the oldest villages in England and the annual fair has been held for 800 years! It is opened by the Mayor of Cambridge who throws freshly…

Are you talkin’ to me?

Using speech recognition software is akin to witches who stare into their cauldrons uttering magical incantations. It’s a bizarre method of making stuff happen on a screen, its uses range from pointless time-wasting to providing less able bodied people life changing results. I get the impression that speech recognition software is aimed at a percentage…