The Marvel of the Age

Being born sometime in the early Cretaceous period, I have not the same affinity with computers as the younger set.  I envy the way in which they spring from the womb with a cell phone growing on their ear and an instant knack for arguing about the relative desirability of features that are ‘essential’ when …

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World War III

Sick and tired of line-ups, face-masks, social isolation, shortages, and endless protocols to keep everyone safe?  Yes, COVID is annoying.  It enough to make you flop back on the old couch and crack open another brewski.  Indeed, it’s hard to look back and realize that we’ve been dealing with the disease since March – nine …

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So Many Blogs, So Little Time

One of the blogs I follow, PoojaG of ‘lifesfinewhine’: https://lifesfinewhine.com/2020/06/12/5-ways-to-keep-readers-coming-back-to-your-blog/ offers tips on expanding the number of ‘followers’ you have.  There are, apparently, those who attempt to carve out their life’s work in blogosphere and the bigger the following, the more likely you’ll attract advertisers willing to pay you for the privilege of gracing your …

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Collecting Roald Dahl Pictures Pt. 1

Collecting Roald Dahl – Magazine images I have been a great fan of the late Roald Dahl for a lot of years.  I’ve written about collecting his books in this blog and, with the encouragement of another Dahl fan, Kristine Howard who runs a Dahl website - https://www.roalddahlfans.com/collecting/where-to-buy/roald-dahl-a-collectors-guide-to-his-first-editions/ I’m planning to enhance the earlier blog …

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What to Do, When You’re Blue and Covid-19’s After You

Let’s face it - no Chinese product has garnered so much interest around the globe since they exported the bubonic plague back in the 14th Century.  With their latest invention, COVID-19, making significant inroads into the Hysterical Highlands, we face constant media reports highlighting every new case, all delivered with the same grim determination that …

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