I had the dubious pleasure, a few days ago, of overhearing a conversation about the ultimate proof that there is a God or, if you will, a god. It was delivered by a middle-aged woman to a man, who clearly had no interest whatsoever, but played along just for the ride. In essence it began […]
A politician in Germany recently lamented the fact that his country is now being seen as the strike center of Europe, far worse than Italy and France where strikes are a set and permanent part of the negotiation process. The latest strike to hit us is that of postal workers, who are claiming a right […]
Not many people get to celebrate it, and certainly not many people have their birthday mentioned in the news media around the world. Prince Philip, Prince Consort, the Duke of Edinburgh (and so on) is ninety-four years old. The only reason that I mention this, since I have nothing to do with the British royal […]
For anyone who doesn’t already know it, I travel a great deal by bus. Every college day I make my way to the local bus station, climb into a bus which takes me to Bremen, change over to a tram which takes me almost to the college door and, every evening, I do the same […]
Have you ever stood in a long, slowly moving queue in the grocer store and, for want of something better to do, tried to imagine what the person in front is going to be eating for their evening meal? I do it now and then although, perhaps I’m lucky here, the queues tend to be […]
You’ve got to give it to those people involved in technology and selling us things which we really do not need, they are full of ideas. Now that it appears as if the iWatch – or whatever the thing is that Apple has produced – could be something of a short-term success, other companies are […]
Fine, they want to sell a new pizza to you, but still: amusing. Love & Kisses, Viki.
Sound of cell phone ringing. Young woman: ‘Mom, could you get that? It’s probably just William saying he’s coming soon’ Photo Source: Garry Knight – Creative Commons Mom: ‘Well dear, it looks to me like William already came…’ Love & Kisses, Viki.
Everyone is out there giving their best effort to get their message across, to get their candidate, their party elected. It happens everywhere around the world – sometimes with just one candidate rather than a choice – and for some countries it can begin years before a cross needs to be put on paper or […]
Don’t you just love it when someone expresses their love for another person, or their love of a small action, through Twitter? Doesn’t it just make your day to see endless Tweets of how wonderful a person is, all their cute habits, right down to the smallest detail? Screenshot Source: Twitter Fine, some people need […]