Happiness bar experts, Mike Little especially, at the excellent Wordcamp UK conference in Edinburgh helped me move this blog from WordPress to self-hosted … er … hosting. There are still a few glitches but hopefully normal service will resume shortly. In particular I’d be grateful if any ‘subscribers’ would contact me if they do not receive updates […]
It’s impossible to watch, or rather hear, Carmen and then not have a head-full of ridiculously catchy tunes. And this performance of Roland Petit’s Carmen was no exception. The Toreador Song (Chanson du toréador) – there you go … you’re already humming it, puffing out your chest, and making extravagant arm movements. If you’d don’t believe me […]
A surprise treat from my wife, we had a very enjoyable evening at the Birmingham Hippodrome. I’m no ballet expert so unable to write an ‘informed review’, but I do like ballet, its combination of grace, elegance, emotion with talent and underlying effort (I know from my daughter’s many years of studying ballet how physically […]
We have some registered trademarks, and have today received an unsolicited ‘Reminder’ from Trademark Renewal Service Ltd. 81 Oxford Street, W12 2EU London United Kingdom. Providing trademark renewal services is a legitimate business, sending out renewals to companies who are not your clients that look like ‘official’ documents is not (IMHO). I will as instructed […]
During my visit to the King Sejong Story I found an area where I could practice Hangeul (한글). Unfortunately I need a lot more practice!
OK in short no milk – I had a cold so milk isn’t the best thing for that, and I needed a shower. And that’s where this story begins … I had planned to go to the G-Force hotel and use their gym, but my flight was a little delayed and I found free showers […]