Category Archives: Organizations

on the mend and back again

Well, I’ve got to admit that my recovery after the arthroscopy was much quicker than I’d anticipated and, within three weeks I was back to being able to walk the dog on pavement, footpath and fields almost as before the … Continue reading

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the guilt trip of an involuntary social inactivist…

 As a life-long socialist*, I first joined the Labour Party in 1960 and, involvement in various campaigning groups on the internationalist/ social justice/ socialist spectrum swiftly followed. Unfortunately, health problems have, for more years than I care to remember, prevented … Continue reading

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Compression Ratios and Ailments

Come Friday night, after all the preceding days anxieties, my only concern as I got into bed was whether I’d be able to get ready on time the following morning; more importantly would my beloved, ma belle chauffeuse be ready … Continue reading

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iolo SYSTEM MECHANIC ACTIVATION PROBLEM version 16.5.2.214

For the past couple of days I’ve been attempting to reactivate iolo System Mechanic 16.5 premium. I first installed it on two old machines in February then, more recently, on a newer machine where it seemed to be working fine. … Continue reading

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FAITH Matters – repost

This post originally appeared on this blog in January 2007 ******************** Faith Matters   FAITH is that set of values, and ultimate questions, by which we lead our lives. Questions and doubts are an integral component of faith, if we … Continue reading

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Eyewitness – Timeline – Headchange

Eyewitness – Timeline – Headchange 150116 – 15.50hrs Attended Boots Optician for a (routine) eye test, reassuringly thorough, and made to feel at ease by optometrist, optician and all staff. 190116 Told to stop taking amitriptyline, usually taken at night, … Continue reading

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Of Beatification – Massacre of the Innocents – and the BEEB

OF BEATIFICATION, MASSACRE of the INNOCENTS, and the BEEB   It cannot have escaped the attention of even the most casual listener to BBC Radio 2, in the course of the last 24 hours, that a process of beatification is … Continue reading

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