In March 1981 the Sinclair ZX81 computer launched. I bought one at the end of the year. Also at the end of 1981, the BBC Micro computer launched. I bought one of those a year or two later (after using Continue reading Micro
And here it is: Browns 2020 season recap at ‘bazbt3’s podcast’. It’s not as short as you might imagine.
(Originally composed – if that’s what one can call this – in June 2019.) Everything below the line is presented without comment; it’s entirely unnecessary: Someone [I believe on Quora] asked “Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Continue reading Character
In case no-one already said this, there will be no histrionics or mean-spiritedness during the trump family’s last day in the White House; donnie’s departure will be televisually stage-managed to perfection to make it look as if he’s been both Continue reading little donnie 2 scoops’ last day in the White House
A followup to my Mos Eisley post. Just had to block some local t*ts in the local Facebook group. I asked a simple question and he and his mates decided to take the piss out of a typo I made. Continue reading Blocked
A post intended for my village’s Facebook group, not yet a wretched hive of scum and villainy: There’s a style of discussion that relies on ‘ad hominem’ arguments*; yes I am indeed attempting to use Latin in my own village Continue reading Mos Eisley?
It’s done. On Friday I became a first-time participant in a 16 team Fantasy NFL (American Football) league; Friday was ‘Draft’ day. I’d asked our Topeka, KS, USA colleagues about some level of participation last year, and a couple of Continue reading Drafty
Just got back from Waterstones with daughter 2, buying birthday books for her friends. There’s a one-way system in the shopping precinct with barriers and floor stickers, so it’s obvious where to walk to comply with common-sense Covid precautions – Continue reading One-way
This post was originally drafted on January 26 2020 with the intention to post around Super Bowl time. I can’t recall what happened to keep it in near-oblivion. On January 31, 1988, the NFL’s Washington Redskins beat the Denver Broncos Continue reading XXII
I have a question, but first this: Bought a 300mmx76mm telescope on a Dobsonian mount last weekend for daughter 2 (10) – she’s been asking for one for a couple of years and we were round the corner from Jessops, Continue reading Telescope