Maybe it’s me…

Maybe I’m just getting too damn old. I remember vapourware before vapourware was a thing. A Thomas Salter microscope. Simply buy the X7652765 add-on lens and your life will be awesome. In those days, there was an awful dreaded message “Please allow 28 days...

Sweet bird of paradise

It’s never dark where I live. I don’t know why that should bother me but it does. I mean, it’s crap when I want to do astronomy (why aren’t astronomers call skyentists?) and I can easily navigate the house when it’s ”dark”, but I think a society where it is always...

For whom the bell tolls…

Half-a-Story News Reporting Yet again I see another example of the Half-a-story news report. This phenomenon has been around for a few years now, and it’s getting worse. Let’s take the apparently innocuous as an example: The BBC reports in middle England cheeks...

Modern Life

I switched on the TV today and on channel two was “Little Women” and channel three was showing “Loose Women”.

Ham Radio Deluxe – and QRZ.net

This post is about the nefarious goings on within the world of Ham Radio, and more generally the unhealthy relationships that develop online. I am in no way affiliated to any of the organizations or individuals mentioned here. First, some background information. Ham...