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Staying On - 20.03.2021


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staying on

An elderly couple are the last British people left in Pankot after Indian independence. I really enjoyed the bittersweet story of Lucy and Tusker's daily battle to keep some sort of control over their lives, and Lucy's reminiscences of their long marriage. Vibrant and sometimes randy locals add to the fun and kept me turning pages.

Dad jokes - 28.01.2021


Here's my collection of very dubious jokes. It's getting quite long now, take a look below the fold:

Askhole, n - one who wants advice then ignores it or complains

Just been assaulted in a health food shop! Someone threw a massive bottle of cod liver oil tablets at me.
Fortunately it's only super fish oil injuries

When one door opens another one closes. Other than that it's a pretty good car.

I used to work at a cats home, but I had to leave. They kept reducing meowers.

I just got some anti gloating cream. I can't wait to rub it in.

Nits are a terrible problem. You'd think people could get their heads together and come up with a solution.

My girlfriend just left me. She says my life revolves around football and she's sick of it.
I'm quite upset. We were together for five seasons.

I got caught stealing full stops...
I'm looking at a lengthy sentence.

I think my wife is covering my rifle collection with glue. She's denying it, but I'm sticking to my guns.

"I'm arresting you for downloading all of Wikipedia."
"Wait! I can explain everything!"

I hope that after I die, people will say: "He certainly owed me a lot of money!"

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Ty Yann pattern - 05.03.2021


Lovely graphics, shamelessly stolen from Ty Yann

Click the image to animate tyyann pattern

Crocus - 26.02.2021



Earworms - 13.12.2020


Studies show that 98% of us experience earworms. I've noticed that mine often occur when outside on two feet. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason reason to the tunes which pop into my head, they seem almost completely random.

I'm keeping a record:
(Updated - 21.02.2021)

Harmonograph - 16.02.2021


The Victorians were really keen on harmonographs but today we can create the patterns without going to the workshop.

Is there life on Mars? - 13.02.2021


Some frozen puddles around Ewehurst and Charter Alley. It was cold!

Ewehurst - 11.02.2021

   photo  hampshire

A pleasant walk today

Vaccine - 02.02.2021

   humour  cartoon

Vaccine cartoon

Nekkid Watchmaker - 29.01.2021


At last! The Nekkid Watchmaker pops up on my YouTube feed. His voice envelops me like a warm fluffy blanket and I relish the craftsmanship of both the watch mechanism and the expert restorer. Bliss.