Apparently the NHS Needs Saving

So we’re in the run up to a general election and one of the hottest bullet points on the various manifestos is the NHS. According to one political party we have just a matter of weeks to save the NHS. Save it from what? The NHS was created in the 1940s, over the 7 decades […]

Organic cooking of a different kind

So we’ve just eaten a fish stew I hastily put together using various frozen vegetables, frozen fish, a tin of chopped tomatoes and some herbs. It was absolutely delicious, amazing and beautiful. Helen could eat it again and loved it. That’s the problem. My cooking method is one that avoids recipes and you could say […]

Crafting it Up

As a child I loved to draw and make things. Nothing overly spectacular; I remember the most advanced item I attempted to make was a hovercraft from a lump of polystyrene, some small batter powered motors and fan blade – it was a resoundingly poor effort really but the feeling I remember most is that […]

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. Ann Landers

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning. Douglas Adams