Category Archives: Ramblings

Returning to the C21st. Sort of. 

Greetings from the long lost Tamara, who now has something resembling a distant cousin of the Internet in her living room, thanks to BT and their 1-meg-on-a-good-day-with-a-following-wind connection. I have given up and given in and no doubt the Wyevale … Continue reading

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Life with a Broken Nose

Maybe don’t read this whilst eating… It’s a constant wonder to me that people hear, “Sorry, I’m ill again” and follow this with a request for me to do something. Now that my illnesses have not only been vindicated by … Continue reading

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Learning from History

One thing we learn from history is that humanity is, on the whole, not very nice. The message I take from this is that compassion, understanding and all things positive are not necessarily innate, they are learned and must be … Continue reading

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LIfe Skills: Take Time Out

Never be afraid to just stop everything. You may have built up a network of contacts, a circle of friends, a career, a whole pile of commitments and sometimes it’s just all too much but it also seems like it’s … Continue reading

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How to Run a Country: The Importance of Being Seen to Do the Right Thing

So… in the current economic climate £1.3M a year of your hard-earned tax money is spent every year on housing seized dogs that have done no harm but simply look like pit bulls according some whacked idea of what a … Continue reading

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