Two Hundred

no not ‘180’… for our American readers, that’s an English reference that the chaps can explain if there is interest. Meanwhile – back to the plot. Two hundred. that is how many posts the chaps have delivered since we launched with number one on The 20th December 2016. That is a lot … we can … Continue reading “Two Hundred”

I Didn’t Know That …

… Did you know that ? In the UK “trump” has been another word for “an especially loud fart” since the early 15th century, with the first known documented instance appearing in 1425. The word “trump” appears to have previously entered the English language sometime around the 14th century in reference to blowing a horn. … Continue reading “I Didn’t Know That …”

Sprinklers? We Got Towels!

Hey, it’s not like government has money to burn. And just because we don’t live there doesn’t mean we don’t care. The 24-story now-burned Grenfell Tower in West London had a recent facelift. Not, apparently, because it needed it, but because the wealthy residents around it — local authority housing in a poor enclave in one of London’s richest boroughs … Continue reading “Sprinklers? We Got Towels!”

So THIS is a Bit of An Experiment

Apparently by writing this post – now that I have WebMention installed, this post will also appear as a comment here … http://altplatform.org/2017/06/15/cross-site-social-networks/ If I understand this correctly.
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True Fiction, Or Fictional Truth?

Or, ‘The Selective Shaksper’ … or ‘Billy Wagglestick’ as my English class had it .. Not that this Chap wishes to tout other social media … … but there’s a suspicion at this end that if POTUS45  and Co had to declare their relationship to objective reality and declared fiction, it would appear as ‘It’s … Continue reading “True Fiction, Or Fictional Truth?”

Experimentation

… is the essence. Said it before – here – and here – now saying it again. Here. But this one is a bit different. Let’s see what it looks like in the morning. Experimentation – sometimes “the essence of life” on other occasions “the catalyst of creativity”. Can’t argue with that! … though I … Continue reading “Experimentation”

Reality

Somewhere back there in some earlier post – or in the drafts section that you cannot read – lies a short discussion about fictional characters. Favorite fictional characters, by state. If you believe the stats…   Cough! No I do not …. Gilligan? Marty McFly? Good Grief! Oh wait – that’s Minnesota! Anyway – this … Continue reading “Reality”

Zappa Does Floyd

This Chap … … has a friend – no, no … it’s true. Now the friend isn’t ‘a chap’ per se – that’s an altogether different category – but this chap can absolutely vouch for him – in fact – he definitely falls into the category of ‘good egg’. He lives on Maui and makes … Continue reading “Zappa Does Floyd”

Bozoma Saint John

.. you might not have heard of her – but until a week ago she was one of Apple’s shining stars – actually head of global and consumer marketing for iTunes and Apple Music. She presented at last years WWDC – phenomenal presentation … … and now she is headed to Uber. This chap hasn’t … Continue reading “Bozoma Saint John”