Category Archives: Blog

Blog 12-04-22

When, quite my chance, I came across an advert for computer memory, on the Met Office weather site of all places, I thought I’d have a look and see what was available for my 12-year-old HP computer. I was quite … Continue reading

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Blog 09-04-22

Having recently discovered a new photographic subject, that of creepy monster faces found in nature, mainly on trees, I find myself quite excited, and having discovered a few lurking in the trees around Newbattle Abbey and Dalhousie Castle, I was … Continue reading

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Blog 31-03-22

There are certain simply, everyday words that can put fear and dread into the strongest, toughest and manliest of men, no matter who they are, be they special forces soldiers, primary school teachers, armed response police officers or even hardened … Continue reading

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Blog 26-03-22

Browsing the Interweb, the other day, for photographic inspiration and ideas, I came across some photographs that looks very unusual, almost sinister and most definitely not your usual run-of-the-mill photography. The images appeared to be the hideous faces of demons, … Continue reading

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Blog 25-03-22

When we bought our wee bungalow, almost twenty years ago now, the back garden was little more that a large damp patch of lumpy-patchy moss-infested grass, a few concrete slabs carefully laid to trip you up and a timber garden … Continue reading

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Blog 15-07-21

Having done something to my back while turfing the other day down in the Scottish Borders, I was looking for something to do that didn’t involve anything that would aggravate by very sore back muscles. Cycling and kick scooting are … Continue reading

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Blog 13-07-21

My lower back has been a real pain these past few days. Probably due to overdoing things while turfing down in Galashiels and Tweedbank on the Swifty kick scooter. There’s hundreds of steps in the Langlee area and the steps … Continue reading

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Blog 21-05-21

Well, folks, Thursday 20th May has now been and gone. I am now no longer employed. My Microsoft Surface has been left with the Sight Scotland IT Dept., along with my ID badge, mobile phone, door and security fobs. My … Continue reading

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Blog 07-03-21

I started wearing spectacles at the age of 8 years old while still in primary school, and it was a tough thing to cope with at the time. Children can unwittingly be very cruel. Not many days went by without … Continue reading

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Blog 07-12-20

In around 6 months’ time, on 28th May 2021, I plan to retire at the grand age of 59.42, leaving my job in Information Technology behind and spending the rest of my days doing something far more interesting instead, such … Continue reading

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Blog 22-11-20

A recurring problem with drainage on our paved driveway prompted me to do something about it. After heavy rains water accumulates on the surface of the pavers immediately next to the house and takes forever to drain away. We had … Continue reading

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Blog 31-10-20

Next 2021, on the 12th November, I’ll have reached the grand age of 60 years old and thought now would be a good time to start looking at retirement, giving some thought to the subject and putting pen to paper, … Continue reading

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Blog

The Blog section is the home to stuff that does not fall within the other category headings, so all my other interests, along with just about anything else, will end up here including, nature, weather, DIY, life, the multiverse and … Continue reading

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