30th September 2022 **Caveat: This is a bit glum** . It's October. My car went for repairs on August 9th. It's being held hostage against payment from the insurance company. How is it that every other company expects electronic payment but the insurance company has to mail a paper cheque? "Good news!" they tell me. … Continue reading Nature of the beast
1730/15th August 2022 In all times of stress there is a pinnacle, a point of no return, as it were. At that point one of two things can happen. Either the goal will appear achievable and worth the efforts of battling on toward it, or the goal will fade, obscured by the increasingly difficult challenges … Continue reading Surrender!
1st May, 2022 Headache or no, it was too fine a day to spend languishing indoors, so we took a scenic route to Greenwich yesterday. Grant likes to find new routes, though it's often hard to remember where we have been because the scenery differs vastly with the seasons. There may only be four official … Continue reading Lining up