London, November 2005, Believe it or not...... actually the Sun follows me where e're I go; then again it's probably the War Office. 😥 A few days ago, come to think of it it might have been a few weeks ago, I happened to leave a comment on one of DJK's posts, of photo's he'd … Continue reading The sun shines on the righteous, (supposedly an Olde English adage;)… and that just about covers the lot.
Last Friday, the 3rd November, I decided that I would not renew the 'wordpress' Premium account. I'm not doing that much work on my site, and it's certainly not worth paying the ludicrous sum of $A129.00 per annum for it, I doubt if anyone would waste money advertising here anyway. Furthermore that amount will buy … Continue reading WordPress or WordParasites? You be the judge!
Pamela doesn’t post much or often but I think she should,
I had intended to share another’s well-written post about how the explosive growth of social media has led to more actual disconnect in our lives, but the text wasn’t copied.
So I’ll jot down my own thoughts. They may not be expressed in a way that as many people will relate to, but here they are.
We sit in chairs, stretch out on sofas, lay across beds and stare, seemingly emotionless, at screens whilst online profiles are becoming more important than our real-life presence. Instead of yo-yos, balls, and little metal cars, children stay glued to tablets and iPhones and grow soft and inattentive to the here and now.
Our own, real selves are so beautiful, so deserving of attention, and we have so much to share. The sharing of it makes life livable. Yet the exponential growth of social media platforms slowly drains the life from our authentic selves.
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I'm not going to mention who the old bloke is; I'll let him identify himself, under what pseudonym is anybody's guess. but he seems to have developed a thing for maps, if you don't believe me go look for yourselves at https://paolsoren.wordpress.com So me, not knowing better, says something along the lines of, "I've got … Continue reading Anything for peace; and to keep an old bloke happy.
On the 19th October we celebrated Coco's 10th birthday. As befitting such an occasion, the weather was perfect. A very soft breeze under a blue, blue sky, perfect for a romp in the park; and where better than the park, down on Blackwattle Bay. And this time I remembered to pop my trusty Sanyo … Continue reading A very special day, for a very special dog. Coco.