Hell hath no desire to buy power tools like a woman determined not to be dependent on people who don’t deserve it… I just bought a drill. It’s not the exact model I really (really) wanted but it was available and much cheaper and close to where I live. It will do the job. I […]
A couple of days ago I came across a YouTube video of a person I’d never heard of before being arrested. The arrest had been caught on camera by spectators. So far so normal. People get arrested all the time and people have had access to video recording equipment for a long time. A couple […]
Usually, the radio goes on when my colleague gets to work, and goes off when I leave. He can’t stand adverts, so we listen to ‘Deutschland Radio’ and ‘Deutschland Radio Kultur’ which generally makes for a good mixture of news and interesting information about a huge range of topics. Anything from book reviews to current scientific […]
“The news” (as a whole) keeps telling me that scary things are happening in the world at the moment. I’m not too keen on scary things so I plucked up lots of courage as I walked past the newspaper salesman and risked a passing glance at the headlines on my way to the station. According […]
I wrote this while on holiday in January. (I will aim to make the links work soon). *** (Trigger Warning – contains information about sex-trafficking. May also contain too-much-information about periods…) *** I was going to write a whinging, whining, self-pitying post about how stupid and mean and unfair and generally ‘meh’ it is, to not […]
Good afternoon, and welcome to a brave new EU-free world…Just to recap: the UK has voted to leave the European Union in a result that came down to just 1.39m votes.
I set this balloon free 🙂 I was one of 8000 balloon free-set-ers 😉 The Berlin Wall is history – for the second time in 25 years 🙂 More tomorrow when I’m not so asleep