Monthly Archives: June 2016

A Marriage Proposal

With all the doom and gloom around as a result of Brexit; this cheered me up a bit. How things have changed since the days I went on Gay Pride marches in London. Back in those days (the 1970s), the … Continue reading

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Ah, Gawd…

So my fellow Brits voted for Brexit. I am depressed beyond words. A sad day for the EU and a glad day for the 51.9% of Little Englanders thumbing their noses at Johnny Foreigner.

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A New Lease of Life

As I’ve mentioned before, the speakers in my Hi-Fi system are a pair of QUAD electrostatic loudspeakers – the ESL 57 model to be precise – and this year, they will be forty years old. They still sound pretty good, … Continue reading

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RIP Jo Cox

Yesterday, a British Member of Parliament was stabbed and shot. Her name was Jo Cox. I am numbed by the news. This column by Alex Massie in the Spectator puts into words my feelings at the moment, please go and … Continue reading

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Remember the Pulse

The Rainbow flag in our garden flies at half mast today. Remember And here’s a message from Owen Jones that says what I want to say more eloquently than I am able to do.

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Samorost 3

I’m an occasional player of computer games. I loathe the first person shooter genre; I much prefer the adventure or puzzle genre. Ten years ago, I recommended a little game called Samorost 2. And now after a long wait, Samorost … Continue reading

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