Everybody seems to be in firm agreement that we have a plastic crisis in the environment and we need to do more. So why does that seem so hard to put into practice? There are obstacles in our way at every turn.
Threescore years and ten
Another milestone reached – but the body and the mind have different views on how old I am. Perhaps Dylan Thomas had it right?
Big Brother is watching you…
I always knew that the big online companies were collecting data on all of us, but until I discovered I could request a copy of it and downloaded my data from Google, I had no idea how comprehensive it was.
A vision of the future – 8 things we will lose to new technology
Advances in technology are making some current everyday activities obsolete. What of our current life is doomed? Here are 8 familiar things we will probably lose.
In, out, shake it all about…
I have been so dispirited by the whole nature of the Referendum campaign on both sides that I felt a small rant was in order.
Top 10 hotel faults
Even the best hotels have faults, and some seem to occur in almost every hotel you stay in. Here is my take on the top ten things hotels fail to get right for their guests.
On a scale of 0 to 12
The terms ‘thin’ and ‘fat’ are wholly inadequate to describe the range of widths of the human form. We offer a shorthand for pointing out noteworthy specimens of human width more accurately and, in the event of being overheard by the person in question, more safely.
Grey is the colour for a civilised society
Are polarised opinions in black and white really desirable? Isn’t a grey “maybe” view more appropriate? We should all learn to doubt more…
You are what you drive
It seems to me that certain types of car are the most likely to be driven at excessive speeds on motorways. Here are my top five transgressors.
The dog vs. cat question
Why are some people “cat people” and some “dog people”? It’s to do with how you interact with your pet, and the principle is quite simple…