Observations

Observations

If you have an interest in life, the universe, and everything, then you will have some observations and comments to make about all sorts of things. So it is with us, but we are bold enough to share our thoughts with you. We will stay away from the highly emotive issues of religion and politics, and try to make our views dispassionate and balanced, and where possible laced with a healthy dollop of humour. We hope you enjoy.

  • A vision of the future – 8 things we will lose to new technology

    Advances in technology are making some current everyday activities obsolete. What of our current life is doomed? Here are 8 familiar things we will probably lose.

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  • In, out, shake it all about…

    Are we in Europe?

    I have been so dispirited by the whole nature of the Referendum campaign on both sides that I felt a small rant was in order.

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  • Top 10 hotel faults

    Hotel windows

    Even the best hotels have faults, and some seem to occur in almost every hotel you stay in. Here is my take on the top ten things hotels fail to get right for their guests.

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  • On a scale of 0 to 12

    The terms ‘thin’ and ‘fat’ are wholly inadequate to describe the range of widths of the human form. We offer a shorthand for pointing out noteworthy specimens of human width more accurately and, in the event of being overheard by the person in question, more safely.

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  • Grey is the colour for a civilised society

    Grey

    Are polarised opinions in black and white really desirable? Isn’t a grey “maybe” view more appropriate? We should all learn to doubt more…

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  • You are what you drive

    Motorway scene

    It seems to me that certain types of car are the most likely to be driven at excessive speeds on motorways. Here are my top five transgressors.

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  • The dog vs. cat question

    The cat vs dog question

    Why are some people “cat people” and some “dog people”? It’s to do with how you interact with your pet, and the principle is quite simple…

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