Re-Focussing On Being Present In 2020

Just before Christmas I decided it was time to reduce the time I spent on Social Media. Specifically Facebook and Twitter. During the December 2019 election run-up it became strikingly apparent that having these Apps on my phone was becoming addictive. I'm sure you know a little about how Facebook works - its clever algorithms … Continue reading Re-Focussing On Being Present In 2020

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Rod Still Rocking Remarkably at 74

The first time I saw Rod Stewart in concert, was a couple of days after the devastating Birmingham Pub bombing on November 21st 1974. The Tavern in the Town, one of the two establishments targeted, was adjacent to the Odeon where Rod performed. I would've been 15 years old. I can't imagine how they managed … Continue reading Rod Still Rocking Remarkably at 74

Having Time for Inspirational Images

Bizarrely I forgot to mention in the last post that we'd had the 'luxury' of two whole days off, before the end of our Calendar Club season on 6th January 2019. One of those of course was Christmas Day, and rather splendid it was too. We'd stayed in the shop after closing to get the … Continue reading Having Time for Inspirational Images

Free to Cruise After Calendar Club

Choosing to jump off the 'respectability' of the endlessly turning hamster wheel in our fifties, was one of the best decisions Barry and I jointly made. It wasn't an overnight move by any means. But a considerably-thought-out-as-much-as-possible one. We had a number of ideas as to how we'd make money. None of which was in … Continue reading Free to Cruise After Calendar Club