Besides Emergency Services, 1

Viruses aren’t a bacterium nor a mold nor a fungus, they’re in essence a little tiny grain of minerals and chemicals. A rock, if you like. We have weapons against some viruses, and some viruses aren’t very persistent or harmful. SARS-cov-2 has become a battleground, with a whole civilisation mobilising to fight back against a … Read more

Also, SARS-cov-2 Is Not THE Disaster, 1

Chicken FB group question: “What can I feed one of my girls who has always been under weight and small …” How about “… into the stockpot?” Stop wasting time trying to keep the weakest of your flock alive, concentrate on making your flock stronger. Here’s a few thoughts regarding the world: On any given … Read more

BoJo At The Chequers

I’m glad to see that Mr Johnson survived SARS-cov-2, because while I may not like a person for the effect they’re having on the world and even reaching my world with their crap, I couldn’t in all honesty have wished him to die of SARS-cov-2. I would have smiled and felt better if I’d gotten … Read more

We’ve Been This Way Before, Honest.

I HATE the distraction / word count thing because that’s how my writing progreses, by steps and distractions. It’s my writing style, not necessarily what I choose but I have a life other than writing. It’s a pretty rich life, I also have several programming projects on the boil, a few hardware projects, a garden … Read more

The Clown Car Cavalcade of Comedy

(That isn’t even funny, sadly…) I fear the end of the USA is at hand. Because a bungling ass-clown has just claimed he has “absolute power” to rule the States.  And look – you can check with Wifey who’ll bear me out – I said just a few days earlier that Trump was looking decidedly … Read more

Making Sense Of The Post COVID19 World – Some Information And Tips

Can I go to the shops and just, you know, browse around? What’ll I find at the shops, anyway? How do I, what happens, where and why? There’s patchy information out there and I’ve been collecting and curating… I’m keeping this article pinned and will keep adding practical information as I find it. UPDATED: 24/April/2020 … Read more

Fetch Me My Louisville Slugger!

I have to start with this: Trump on why he picked Easter as the day he wants to end strict social distancing and reopen American businesses: “Easter is a very special day for me … Easter Sunday, and you’ll have packed churches all over our country.” Aaron Rupar @atrupar The States are in trouble if … Read more

Some Of Our Cast Of Idiots

(Also known as right wing neoliberal capitalist politicians to whom a dollar is worth more than your life.) Black Friday March 2020. We went to town for one thing only, get Wifey to see a doctor and find out she has a lung infection, but probably not COVID19. Small mercies. Also we both have a … Read more

Not Everything Here’s Going To Be About CoV19

Watching a video about IoT insecurities, trying to plan my own IoT stuff in my head while writing this, and also trying to formulate a recycling idea – BIG IDEA – that has been bouncing around my head for almost a decade, and it’s what I might focus on right here in this post. For … Read more

Things Starting To Get A Bit Real

I’m starting today after seeing my wife off to a visit with her sister for that worthy’s 60th. We rarely both leave the house for extended periods together because of the cats, garden, and general security aspects. Being right on a main highway and the major footpath from town to points north means our cats … Read more