Hurtling

This week is flying by. I'm not sure if it's because I'm continually busy, or because time has spontaneously shortened without anybody realising. I've worked through lunch every day so far this week. Not good.Miss 14 spent much of yesterday in London doing a scavenger hunt with the girl guides. I will admit to looking …

Increasingly Antisocial

Next time you are walking along the street, look up from your phone and start counting how many people are also wandering along with their nose in their phone. It's scary. It's the primary reason I'm ditching my smart-phone for a feature phone in 2018.I've ordered a Nokia 3310 from Amazon, which will arrive in …

Here and There

I missed another day on the blog. You might think I would therefore have an entire extra day of adventures to impart, but sadly not. Nothing I want to share anyway. Does this mean there is stuff going on? Perhaps. Does this mean I'm closing the door on it and pretending that everything is fine? …

The one where I scrapped the Bullet Journal, and returned to a Filofax

We all knew this was going to happen, didn't we.During the autumn I got seduced by the idea of a Bullet Journal, and spent several months writing neat little tick lists. For the first week or so I even took care over the presentation of each page, and started charting ridiculous things like waking times, …

New Phone Ordered

I ordered a new mobile phone this morning - it will arrive in the post tomorrow. It's the 2017 version of the cheapest handset Nokia make. Before you think "oh my word - he's finally lost the plot", it's probably worth clarifying that it's only intended as a backup phone, with a pay-as-you-go SIM in …