Berlin, October 2017. It’s a city which still captures the imagination of historians, involved as it was in World War II, The Third Reich, and the Holocaust. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to visit Auschwitz as part of a weekend in Krakow. I wrote about that back in April. It seemed natural to … More #40at40: Visit Berlin
I haven’t written anything in a long time. I’ve been dealing, successfully it seems, with the demise of another relationship. It’s an old story, a familiar story. Meet someone, avoid the feels, freak out when she’s not as successful at avoidance as you, finish it. And repeat ad infinitum ad nauseum. Someone once said it’s … More The feels
I should be going to sleep as I have work early in the morning but I have to get this out. I have to cleanse. It’s like a poison, like when you have eaten something bad and your body needs to reject it. You have to vomit. You know it is going to be unpleasant … More They told my Son I’m a Bad Dad.
The weekend saw me fall out with someone I was following on the Twitter over her posting a penis photo that had been sent to her by some random yahoo via DM, and I wanted to talk about this issue at some length; unconstrained by 140 or 280 characters, so here goes. Depending upon your … More Unwanted dick pics on Twitter
Twitter is changing it’s character limit and everyone is losing their mind over it or tweeting “funny” running-out-of-space tweets complaining or celebrating it. This was especially over-dramatic: The beauty of Twitter is that it’s short & snappy. Now people are going to tweet stupid essays rolleyessmiley hashtag280characters We can now expect stupid essays within the … More Twitter changes character limit and everyone loses their sh
Following of from a great night of drinks and steak and laughs, which rekindled something, we drove out to Bolton Abbey today. We’d expected it to be just some ruins and maybe a tea-house. What it was though deserves a revisit, more time, a better planning. When we arrived L checked our guidebook and mentioned … More Bolton Abbey.