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Check mate…

It has happened before with badminton, table tennis and now chess. In my youth I played all three sports to a very high level. By this, I mean I thought I was very good. It seems the delusions that have shaped my adult career were… Read More »Check mate…

My local…

A chap came to our house this week and a very nice chap he was too. I say this because it happens to be true but also because he was delivering a swanky new printer for Nikki. And for free by the way, courtesy of… Read More »My local…

Where is Dr King

Given 2020 to date…   …with all my work cancelling, being confined to the house for extended periods and with little to do (no gigs) – plus three of our boys have flown our nest, leaving just three people in-residence plus our beloved and ever… Read More »Where is Dr King

Torn…

I am conflicted of late… As our hapless politicians urge us to get spending again and eating in restaurants in order to save the economy and one another’s livelihoods. Naturally I am disposed to supporting local businesses as I have written about on this blog… Read More »Torn…

Not again!

This is an odd featured image but there is a good reason for it and which I will get to shortly. Because it has happened again. I received another email from Google explaining in google-speak that I have infringed their rules and that my Google… Read More »Not again!

A nod to the past…

Just to say that this week’s post has taken more effort than any other of its hundreds of predecessors 1000’s of blogs I have written, the reason for which will become clear. Because it drew such a large reaction last week, I thought to continue… Read More »A nod to the past…