Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Quantum Mechanics Trilogy

Everyone writes bad stories on occasion, and sometimes they get published and win awards. Other times they get posted on blogs for everybody to laugh at. I need to do this quickly while the farce is still with me. Strike … Continue reading

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Thought for the Weekend #3

Yeah, yeah, I know GM foods are the work of the Devil and will completely destroy the balance of nature if unchecked, but all the same if there are any scientists reading this who feel inclined to engineer an ‘easy … Continue reading

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Losing My Religion

Well, my television. I’ve been saying I’ll do it for years now, and this time I am finally going to follow through, though technically the license doesn’t expire until Monday, so I could still lose my nerve and dash down … Continue reading

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Bad News On the Doorstep

ITEM: It seems that when you go to the government’s jobseekers’ direct website and do a search for vacancies within 30 miles of Norwich using the term ‘gambling worker’ among the results thrown up are ‘Personal Banker’ and ‘Post Office … Continue reading

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Movie Madness

This morning, as a favour to a friend who doesn’t have an internet connection (that’s my story, and I’m sticking to it), I looked up P. S. I Love You and was surprised to find on HMV that they considered … Continue reading

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Thought for the Weekend #2

Better than sex. I’ve heard this phrase used many times over the years, and shook my head in quiet disbelief. This week a chance discovery in one of the village shops has finally convinced me that there are moments when … Continue reading

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The Man From Talk Talk

An emergent philosophy in the business world is that if you can’t find new customers then you just have to sell more stuff to your existing customers, and so the other day a salesman from Talk Talk, with whom I … Continue reading

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