Bitcoin is now causing massive panic attacks all around the globe. People are pointing fingers and blaming Bitcoin!! You can hear the cry now “Bitcoin is a scam! Stay away from Bitcoin!” etc. Yet another Bitcoin exchange – namely Mt Gox, implodes. Is that because of something especially devious aboutRead More
Saying nice things–by Scrooge!
It’s that time of year when I’ve been receiving the odd season’s greetings – and have been forced to send one or two to various folk. Yes – you got that. People and people on behalf of organisations are emailing me over the last two weeks to say “Seasons Greetings”,Read More
Car tyre madness.
I have a recorded conversation with Kwik-fit head office, confirming that I am at liberty to publicise their policy of fitting of tyres brought by customers (not purchased at their outlets). Of course I intend to make comment about it – and you can imagine that I’m going to sayRead More
Of cat love–human love–and Dawkins.
If you’re expecting or looking for thoughts on loving cats or the love of cats, kindly depart now. I’ve been thinking about my cat and his relationship to me (and vice versa – if you please), over the last several weeks. This has led me to think about how humansRead More
How to spit on food
How strange and how nasty – some may have thought. Why would anybody want to do that? How revolting – right? Of course when you think of spitting, large hunks of spit being hurled comes to mind – and spitting on anyone even by accidentally sputtering on them whilst talkingRead More
‘Houston–we have a problem’
There is now little doubt that chemical weapons have been used in Syria. The Americans at this time say they ‘know’ that these weapons have been used by those allied to the Assad Regime, based on their evidence. The Russians say the evidence doesn’t prove that. Cameron was defeated inRead More