Category Archives: Interesting Stories

 1000 Marbles

The older I get, the more I enjoy Saturday mornings. Perhaps it’s the quiet solitude that comes with being the first to rise, or maybe it’s the unbounded joy of not having to be at work. Either way, the first few hours of a Saturday morning are most enjoyable. A few weeks ago, I was […]

 Never Too Old

What does one do when ones sister asks you to go and see your Nephew perform at Creamfields (a 4 day music festival for House music where the oldest person there is probably 30) … You say Yes of course. So off we went tent in bag , neither of us ever having camped before – […]


There seems to be a rash of people wishing to remove or destroy statues , mainly of historical figures who once were greatly revered but not so much now. Most recently in the USA but a few are under review in UK and I think Captain Cook is in danger in Australia. Have been in […]

 UFOs and all that! 

I have noticed that recently some newspapers, noticeable a few UK ones are featuring a lot of stuff about UFOs and Aliens. Perhaps this is a subconscious reaction to troubling news world wide. I have a theory about UFOs that I offer for readers to kick about. Throughout human history all cultures across the world […]


Why and when did packaging become an olympic event?  It takes herculean efforts to open a package of cotton balls.  I have battle wounds and scars as I sit here a week after I’ve moved into my new apartment.  All due to attempting to open items I bought. Between a box cutter and heavy duty […]

 The Photo That Nearly Put Me In Jail!

I was in Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) to record the Band of the Papua New Guinea Police. When completed, a site for suitable Photography was suggested which turned out to be local Prison Grounds. Photograph taken which featured the Band Sgt. with Fanfare Trumpet – all seemed well until prison Guards demanded we follow […]

 Mutterings and Mumblings

In the absence of anyone in the chat room in the afternoons for the last few days I’ve been refreshing the main page and reading through random old blogs. It’s become obvious that many of us have blogged about animals (yes guilty as charged), pets, and the loss thereof in stories like “The Rainbow Road” […]

 Dear Computer Programmers… Why?

I’ve been using technology for 30 years now and I have seen how with your skills and expertise IT programmes have evolved from the old Dos Commador c64 that took anywhere up to half an hour to load one simple game with crude graphics to the dawn of Windows 95 and Lynux right through to […]

 I Am a Believer Are You?

Some people say that they are very much in tune with the spirit world or other side as some call it.  Are there really Ghosts amongst us?  People who died a long time ago but for what ever reasons have not crossed over ? There are Angels amongst us too and there are bad spirits. […]