A Problem Shared

We had ants appear in our bathroom over the summer. I live in the UK so these ants are relatively harmless, but that doesn’t make them any less annoying. For a start, what are they doing in our bathroom? What attracted them to that upstairs room of our house in the first place? And what... Continue Reading →

A Bend in the River

I love going for walks in new places. Just setting off in one direction and seeing where it might take me, what wonders I might discover. Recently, while on holiday in Wales, my family and I visited a place known as Penllergaer Valley Woods (I could take several guesses at how that might be pronounced... Continue Reading →

Who Are You?

I'm an imposter. One day someone will realise and soon after everyone else will see it. My writing is poor, and what I have to say is better said by other people. I know very little about technology, and I have nothing to share that would improve anyone's experience. Just watch the average tech YouTuber,... Continue Reading →

Cast Your ‘Inter’net

To quite a lot of us, it must feel like we’ve always had social media, and that we’ve always been able to tap into the vast reservoir of human knowledge that lives on thousands of servers across the world. But of course, this isn’t the case. I’m in my mid-forties, and the most advanced machine... Continue Reading →

Handling Change

What are you like at making up your mind? I think I’m pretty good at it. Need to go left or right? Go left. Need to take the stairs or the lift, take the lift. Relax and watch telly or go for a run? Go for a run! Not really ... I’d probably choose to... Continue Reading →

Tools

Have you ever tried changing the fuse in a plug by first trying to unscrew the central screw with a knife? I’m not talking a steak or bread knife, just a dull kitchen drawer knife. I bet most of us have. I’ve tried unscrewing any number of things using the tip of a knife. I... Continue Reading →

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