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Captain Scarlet

I was obsessed with Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet as a kid. In the end I got the box set on prime of Captain Scarlet, as on TV they only ever showed the same episodes over and over. I discovered on…

India Travelogue 1996

This covers my second visit to India 1995/6 (6 months over Xmas) the first visit was 1994/5 over Xmas. You can read about that visit on this website too. This travelogue is about the journey I took in 1996 from…

Accessibility has nothing to do with you?

Written 2015 edited 2024 Comment on disabilities and access. Accessibility has nothing to do with you? Nobody asks to be disabled but accessibility is harder than you think. I myself was tested in 1977 as having ‘special learning difficulties’ quite…

Rejected by a computer

I wrote this back in 2014 edited 2024 A worrying trend of late is when applying for a online job that you get rejected by the computer. A recent example for me was applying for a job at Barclays at…

The Seaside

Thoughts in 2024 of a waste of time “going to the coast”. When I was young I used to dwell in a heap of nostalgia about “The Seaside”. Specifically, the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. Being that I lived in Thetford,…

We Are Being Watched

Revised: 24/Oct/21 and 03/Feb/2024 I’ve always been a massive geek. I was on computers back in 1977, the Apple 2. All my work was computer related, I taught myself as they wouldn’t teach me computers at school as they said…

My Tattoos

I had always wanted a tattoo but could never decide on what to have. Had toyed with the idea of Celtic arm bands, but wasn’t sure. Then when I got to Goa in 1994 the time seemed right as nearly…

Royal Enfield India

Nothing like 18BHP When I got to Goa I clapped eyes on a Royal Enfield and was hooked. The pictures show ones I drove when I was there. I now own a imported Enfield Bullet 350cc. I had to pass…

My Stereos, a history – retro style article

This text is very old originally but is now a “retro” article of old stuff Early days until 2006 I started my stereo life with a radio my Grandad gave me. Then I got my Dad’s old setup (record deck…

My camera history

Originally written 2008 My first camera was a funny old thing that my Granddad Tuijl found in his fish pond! He cleaned it up and found it worked. It only took black and white film. There was a screen on…

My computers: the retro article

Originally written a long time ago and updated over the years. The rise and fall and rise again of my computers and a life wasted in cyber world! I don’t know if it is wrong or right, bad or good,…

I don’t want to live in a super city

The Dutch farmers (I’m a 1/4 Dutch) are being forced off their land under the guise of climate crisis, namely a nitrogen crisis. It’s a hoax. The real reason is that the money men want the land in order to…