Never mind trying to programme a universal remote ! – being able to work the one that comes as standard with the TV set wouldn’t be bad. Was digital TV invented in the hope that we would stop watching ? It has very nearly succeeded with me . . . http://bit.ly/1QahoL5
Things you find when you turn out books . . . I just love this Punch cartoon (George du Maurier). Don’t know why, but I do. It seems to sum up so much of what we imagine life in the latter part of the Victorian age might have been like. It makes me think of… Read More »
Get’s you right there doesn’t it ?
The argument for doing away with the TV Licence
Gerald Scarfe’s drawings of Mrs.Thatcher have been on show at the Bowes Museum for some time so today we went to catch them before the exhibition closes. The exhibition has been advertised for some time as “Maggie Thatcher, Milk Snatcher” a reference to her time in Education when she stopped the supply of school milk. … Read More »
One of the joys of being retired is that you can indulge yourself by doing things that you want to do, rather than those things you feel you ought to be doing, or which somebody has told you to do – however daft and unproductive. Thus, in my case, having ventured into web hosting (with… Read More »
Barney and Clyde, 15th February 2015 (Click on the pic to enlarge)
We don’t telephone about Health Insurance here, but we do try to get through to businesses and even our local NHS Medical Centre – and all too often this is the result. Don’t these people realise what a bad name it gives them ? – or is it that they just don’t care ? Maybe… Read More »
Many a mug of coffee have I drunk at about 3.30 am followed by a long book read, and then to bed again when I get too cold.