When I were a lad…

Back when I were a kid, we had

Lead toys painted with arsenic to put in our mouths.
Our parents read bedtime stories from Haynes how to manuals for
How to Climb interior Chimney Stack and remove the soot (Ages 3-5)
Munition Shell cleaning for toddlers (Ages 2-4)
The art of Pick a pocket or two (all ages)

Adventures in GDPR Week 1…

Today I had to get up Über Early to take the car back to VW.  One of its sensors was “impaired” according the error message it was spewing out (This is a different story though).  I was asked to get the car in for 7:30am!!! FFS… That’s inhumane… Surely that in itself is a violation of 1998 Human Right Act…

Two Ingredient Choc Chip Cookies!

An unusual post for me, I was sorting out the kitchen this week and couldn’t identify half the utensils and tools my wife used for baking, cooking and stuff.  One item didn’t look out of place in Dr Evil’s lair for signalling satellite dishes…

Next of Kin Conundrum…

Nurse: “Next of Kin is blank!”
Me: Yes I know, I have no one.

Nurse: What about Relative, Friend, Brother/Sister/Child etc.
Me: I’ve explained it’s blank because I have no one.

Nurse: Well have you considered putting a friend down?
Me: I’m fairly intelligent and considered a lot of options, and frankly there isn’t anyone, besides should I join the choir invisible I wouldn’t be too concerned?