Going grey Aberdonian now living in Middlesbrough. More than likely rambling on about stuff you can barely understand

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  • Geek camp
    November 25, 2022
    Full pic: Wookie cushion! Thursday was the trip there. And, as is becoming usual, there was a delay. We were stuck for half an hour because there was a problem with the power line. It didn't actually make me late getting in though. I got my pack, and went to the caravan. It was quite…
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  • The devil’s squeezebox
    November 8, 2022
    Why yes, yes I am watching the Weird Al film. I had fun on Saturday.  I finally convinced the electricity company that my flat is not the shop.  Which meant that I had to find a new electricity company, as the old one doesn't do domestic energy.  I tried using comparison websites to find the…
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  • Sod it, why not
    November 2, 2022
    Do you put ketchup on hot dogs? Yes, with raw onion Choice of soda pop? Dr Pepper or root beer mostly Do you put salt on your watermelon? Huh? Really? Can you swim? Yes, and I do so twice a week where possible Hot dogs or burgers? Burgers Favorite type of food? Italian, Indian or…
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  • Time curves and twirls, shattering one’s ego
    October 25, 2022
    And that's about all I care to say about the shitshow that British politics currently is here. I had a job interview on Saturday.  It went OK, I thought.  I was near Hobbycraft though, which meant I could get something I had heard about. Water soluble 14 count cross stitch material.  It's expensi...
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  • Travelling Blues
    October 12, 2022
    So, my weekend back home... Thursday, I travelled up.  Got to the train station, went to activate my ticket on the app, only to discover they had cancelled the Edinburgh - Aberdeen leg of the journey.  No info on replacement busses or anything, just "Sorry for the inconvenience".  So, I phoned my...
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