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Meanwhile here in Spain

Yesterday I was in Orgiva, a small town in the Alpujarras and did have my camera. I'm not a good photographer, though. Pics - Orgiva is hot enough...
620740Sep 12Sep 147 hrs ago

Giraffe in snow

REALLY starting to worry about Eks now. Hoping all SA bloggers affected by blizzards are keeping well-wrapped up and warm This pic one of s...
10820Sep 12Sep 1310 hrs ago

My Trump blog

Hey, back off. It’s a rite of passage as a CS blogger to have a blog on this superhot topic, if you can’t fight ‘em join ‘em, and other sundry excuses...
789770Sep 9Sep 117 hrs ago

It's official. Australians are the best men to meet.

This is a dinkum Australian love poem, and if it don't bring a lump to your throat, and have you rushing to the Strine men listed here on CS, you're o...
541660Aug 20Sep 94 mins ago

"They say such nice things about people at funerals

that it makes me sad I'm going to miss mine by just a few days" (Garrison Keillor) Ok, a lot will depend how or when you kick the bucket. Be drunk...
762950Sep 5Sep 76 hrs ago

Interacting

Turns out that communicating with others literally affects our health more than diet, exercise, even our addictions. Seeing my interaction in Spa...
432450Sep 1Sep 27 hrs ago

Jeremiah

Listen, if you get a friend request from a guy called Jeremiah, it's okay to accept. He's a bullfrog, and a good friend of mine....
350350Aug 31Aug 314 hrs ago

Sometimes a person, a name, personifies a whole time of your life

Sometimes, you don’t even realize until you hear their name years and years later and it is a TARDIS moment, you suddenly see people you’d forgotten,...
189120Aug 18Aug 31Sep 17

What - in words of one syllable - the heck is cryptocurrency?

I've spent most of my working life in finance and yet I can't get my head around bitcoin / digital currencies / cryptocurrency. It's, like, electronic...
418530Aug 30Aug 3119 mins ago

Anyone else awake?

Lying in bed with the van door open drinking coffee and roaming the smartphone for anyone else awake. Nearly 9 am in Spain. I seem to have the world...
2,6802410Sep 2017Aug 2757 mins ago

For the writers on CS - Evie nails it

If you don't care to follow links, the text is below but the pics and gifs on her original blog are hilarious
391160May 28Aug 2711 hrs ago

Looking for help with Outlook.com

My Outlook mailbox recently gave itself an upgrade and seems to have lost my email address in the process. Now when I try to sign in it comes up with...
309-0Aug 26Aug 264 hrs ago

The quartermaster's store

The bloggers included all commented on my last blog which seemed as good a way as any of selecting victims Add a verse, make it worse :la...
505650Aug 23Aug 2311 hrs ago

Spoilers don't actually spoil anything - look into the future -

I still believe I would have enjoyed Terminator 2 more if I hadn’t - hang on - SPOILER ALERT look away now if you are one of the...
251350Aug 19Aug 21Sep 16

Your knee-jerk reaction, please -

You get on very well with a colleague of the opposite sex, have occasionally gone for drinks after work, and twice been to a film you both wanted to s...
500600Aug 16Aug 1711 hrs ago

Waiting

I've got approx an hour to wait and nothing to read. An hour is too short for some things and too long for others. Ways of filling time? (Othe...
238340Aug 11Aug 1110 hrs ago

Theory: Women should be clear, men should not

Scenario - They are watching TV at his house. Woman rubs her shoulders, mmm, I’m cold. Man nods, yup, it is quite cold, and carries on watching TV. Ev...
608730Aug 10Aug 1115 hrs ago

Got my dozen

and in the order that I got them - good morning goie more sawubona tumela bonjour guten morgen g'day bore da madainn mhath buenos dias...
456660Aug 9Aug 96 hrs ago

Another penny in the jar (a research question)

The theory - if you put a penny in a jar every time you make love in the first year of your marriage, and after the first year you take a penny out ev...
704750Aug 2Aug 415 hrs ago

Microphone no longer working after skype update

Blast it skype insisted on doing another of its interminable updates recently and I've just found that I am no longer audible. Checked both my skype a...
439551Jul 28Jul 29Sep 18

All our advisers are busy, please hold

Just so you know, when you hear that (for the 10th time) and are getting madder and madder, imagining all the advisers chatting round the water cooler...
329221Jul 19Jul 2010 hrs ago

Imagination running riot?

I now take paying guests and I've had one here for a couple of weeks now and I might be turning into one of those slightly batty types who think every...
1,1891260Jul 11Jul 1510 hrs ago

Que sera, sera

What will be, will be. Alles sal regkom. Things will work out. Go where the wind takes you. On the other hand - my personal mantra is ‘if not now,...
590500Jul 14Jul 1510 hrs ago

Beetle-based blog

Big black beetles in Spain, long-legged, seem harmless, fascinate the cat. He tips them over and watches with interest as they struggle to get back on...
431530Jul 11Jul 136 hrs ago

The love thing

I have blogged on this before, but I never got an answer that made sense to me so bear with me. To get the right answer, you have to ask the right que...
2,3641510May 2016Jul 210 hrs ago

The Male Robot Companion (MaRC) - a review

The way to sell to a man is to mark the product as exclusive and double the price. The way to sell to a woman is to say she can have two for the p...
367340Jun 28Jun 29Sep 16

Humble

Seriously, why describe yourself as humble? Does it have a slang meaning I'm missing (like wicked sick = WOW amazing) because it is not a...
1,1661170May 31Jun 2922 hrs ago

putting smoking in its place

this is a blog for the smokers on CS - the social, the regular, the trying-to-quit, and even those who call themselves non-smokers but turn up for mee...
851610Jun 11Jun 14Sep 17

Breaking news - sex is good for wrinklies

I mean really good. THIS is why we all carry on bugging the youngsters on CS by hanging around, for reasons like this - (First you should m...
1,0541120Jun 12Jun 1424 hrs ago

Dogs and fireworks / thunder / guns

Dogs don't like fireworks, sure, we all know that but reactions range from flinching to outright hysterics. Why? We know hunting dogs cope with th...
496500Jun 8Jun 94 hrs ago

if you had to choose -

this came up as a topic in class, and intrigued me. If you had to choose between not being able to speak again OR not being able to stop y...
750770May 25May 27Sep 16

Beta reader needed

(Blog edited) Ever considered beta-reading? Indie writers of romantic comedies, historical novels, SF, crime, whodunits, horror, fantasy, erotica,...
329230May 18May 25Sep 17

If you were my mobile phone, where would you be?

And please don't all shout at once. I can't phone it, it is going straight to voicemail, it does that, decides to take a break every now and th...
8341020May 21May 226 hrs ago

and this little piggie went ouch ouch ouch ouch all the way home

damn damn DAMN have broken my baby toe, how can something so small and utterly useless be so crippling? I've straightened it **EINA** and tried ta...
341400May 14May 1515 hrs ago

Abnormal.

Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, and sitting for ages in gridlocked rush hour traffic in a car that you...
859700May 11May 135 hrs ago

Spring has been significant for the last few years

Anyone still on Facebook knows how they love to throw up 'memories' from previous years, and sometimes they are interesting. Facebook reminded me toda...
243140May 8May 810 hrs ago

Eggs for dummies

At one and the same time the most boring, yet potentially most useful, blog I have ever posted. Those who know their onions eggs can please...
367240Apr 28May 110 hrs ago

In a world where you can be anything - be kind

The heading, and the following, are Facebook philosophies picked up today - it may be just my timeline, but there's a faint trend towards optimism aft...
506400Apr 27Apr 284 hrs ago

Cloud-cuckoo land

Wiki says cloud cuckoo land is a state of absurdly, over-optimistic fantasy or an unrealistically idealistic state where everything is perfect. Som...
1,9261320Mar 15Apr 2510 hrs ago

Captain Kirk isn't dead

Bill Shatner is a little annoyed to have had his death announced on a Facebook link. This social media thing is getting out of hand. However his s...
519310Mar 22Apr 21Sep 10

The impulse buy

So I saw this bulky black leather sofa cheapcheapCHEAP at a charity shop a few months back and bought it because I need furniture and it was just the...
575480Apr 14Apr 15Sep 16

Murder or self defence -

There's a lot of play right now in the UK media because a couple of thugs were threatening a man of 78 in his kitchen and he got the screwdriver off o...
666550Apr 8Apr 106 hrs ago

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