Filklore Posts

June 17, 2020

There is not a week go by that I don’t get email via my website from some charlatan wanting to boost my website’s listing on Google. Even with spammer detection in place, they still manage to get through. It has now got to the point…

June 13, 2020

Today’s fun has been trying to get to grips with my hair, alone and without help.

My tool is a Remington Barba, which is more of a beard trimmer than anything else; at least that is what I use it for. But needs must.

June 12, 2020

I have more than one tablet here, no-one would be surprised to know. Not counting my Kindle Paper, which is a different thing entirely, I have two Fire 7 tablets (one purchased, one a gift) and an ancient Google Nexus 10.

June 6, 2020
June 5, 2020

Not planning any live performances, as my hand isn’t sound enough to be reliable. But I’d like to get some of my recent compositions recorded, and also I want to do some video for Food Adventure So, after experimenting with one or two cheaper solutions…

May 29, 2020

I drive a Citroen Berlingo diesel car. I’ve frequently said if I could get something in a similar format in an EV I would have it like a shot – I like the height and the upright seating position is good for my back. There…

May 29, 2020
May 28, 2020

When I set up this blog, I wanted to put in a simple check on people commenting, to prevent spam. It worked for a while, but different plugins have broken over the years.

May 28, 2020

I have been in Lockdown since two weeks before Lockdown formally started. This is because I had a very bad cold. I thought it was a cold, but from the information available, how could I be sure. I cancelled several things I’d arranged, including a couple of gaming sessions and a day out. Some friends laughed about “Chris is going into Lockdown”. And then we all did.

March 29, 2020

I’ve kept a personal blog for a long time, although I haven’t been posting to it much recently. That’s my bad. The problem is Social Media sites like Facebook, and how they seem to have become the universal way to connect with friends. I’ve been…

March 21, 2020

So the little bottle labelled Alnwick Gin turns out, on closer inspection, to be a gin, lime and ginger liqueur. I knew that when I purchased it, but as that was September 2018, I had forgotten. An excellent choice for the “I’m out of whisky,…

February 4, 2020

So, I was moving some bits of tech around on Sunday, tidying up leads and replugging network cables in preparation for – some time soon – the passing of control for DNS and everything from my old router to my new Mesh Network controllers. Only…