Category Archives: Ramblings

Personal thoughts, opinions and general ramblings

Both sides of the story

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-29879865 This is a truly horrific and very sad episode that has been told to us. But am I the only one who feels sad for both sides of this terrible story? Yes, this boy acted horrifically. More horrific than … Continue reading

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The Correct Pronunciation of “Geocache”

I’ve often been told that I pronounce the word “geocache” incorrectly.  Everyone else I have come into contact with pronounces it ‘geo-cash’.  The same pronunciation is used for the word cache on its own; everyone else seems to pronounce it … Continue reading

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Is Ebay worth it?

Recently I decided to sell my Xbox 360 console on Ebay.  I never use it, so it just sits there gathering dust and taking up precious space.  Meanwhile, its resale value is constantly dwindling.  In a few years a used … Continue reading

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Sorry

These silly analogies really bug me. People all jump on the band-wagon and say things like “wow that’s really clever” and “so true”. But is this analogy really all that clever? Is it really all that true? The moral of … Continue reading

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It won’t be a second!

I can’t help but notice, recently, the number of times I encounter someone who will say to me “it won’t be a second, ok?” or “I won’t be a second, now” or some other slight variation upon the same theme. I was … Continue reading

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What is your profession?

Cause for Complaint I have had cause, recently, to excogitate what constitutes a true ‘profession’.  This cause of mine was instigated by what I consider to be a widespread hijacking of the term within our society.  And we’re not just talking semantics … Continue reading

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Super Moon Sunday

Those of us who are fortunate enough to have been born in a developed country are blessed with learning opportunities that no society on Earth has ever enjoyed before.  The information age has made it possible for rational human beings … Continue reading

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