Fear of flying

It is the school holidays in the UK. A time when more people travel than at any other time of the year. There is something I want to say about travel. I do not like flying. In fact I am not a fan of travel at all. But especially not a fan of flying. Do […]

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Every year the trooping of the colour upsets me. Not that I am against Royalty or pageantry. It isn’t about people or horses. Its about weasels. Every year the BBC goes to it’s weasel cupboard and gets the most weasely commentators out to deal with a royal event in the way the BBC does worst: […]

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Do Science to it

Science is wonderful. These are just some of the amazing discoveries of 2015. You can be in two places at once. Yes you can be in two places at once[1], or be in two different states at the same time. Not just at the minute level of sub-atomic particles, which has been part of accepted […]

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Bath time

Breathe deep. Take a deep breath through your nose, hold your breath and savour the aroma. Now breathe out. That is the scent of a blogger who is freshly bathed in Radox. That’s not just any bubble bath, that is Radox MEN muscle therapy bath soak. That is right, MEN, uppercase MEN. this is a […]

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What a Guy

Dear ISIS. Please note the masks on those Anonymous people who have been taking your sites down. Do you know who that is? Guy Fawkes, a member of a gang  who attempted to blow up parliament in 1605. Were they successful? The Palace of Westminster, also known the Houses of Parliament, is still there, that’s […]

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Civil war. Why do they call it civil war? It us not that there is anything civil about any war, especially a civil war. I can imagine something like this: “Excuse me, old chap, but I’m afraid I have to shoot you.” “No problem old boy, unless I get you first. “Well it’s back to […]

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My super power

An ice breaker to get people talking to each other is to ask ‘What super power would you like to possess?’Answers that come back are usually something from the comic books: To run faster than a speeding train, To leap tall buildings at a single bound, To be able to see through solid walls, I […]

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