Category: General Chunterings

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I <3 Toronto

2018 finished in style for us with a two week trip to visit my family in Toronto. I’ve always loved this city and have visited six times now: mostly because my sister, nieces and mum..

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

It is 2019 already. So soon after 2018 too. These years are following on from each other more quickly each year. Last year was a pretty traumatic time for the folks of planet Earth, with..

Let’s try lots of blocks

Let’s try lots of blocks

Gutenberg is here and I have no idea how some of the new features work, so let’s see what they look like when you add them to a post. This first block of text is..

Adding YouTube videos

Adding YouTube videos

Just trying out the YouTube embed feature with this Agile-based bit of Christmas fun. You’re welcome. *edit* OK, so the formatting of this post is even worse than the one for the earlier Flickr one…

Updated to WordPress 5.0

Updated to WordPress 5.0

OK, so who’s idea was it to release the new version of WordPress this close to Christmas? WordPress 5.0 is the first major change in the blogging tool for what seems decades. They’ve introduced a..

Oh Flickr

Oh Flickr

I have been a Flickr user for what seems decades. I joined at some point in 2005 (an age ago in Internet terms). Flickr was the only decent place to store your photos at the..

Holidays on the Kerry coast

Holidays on the Kerry coast

Jo and I have some incredible friends. I’ve been very, very lucky over the years to have met some of the nicest people around, whether during my RAF days or through banding; I seem to..

25/1/2018 Fat Curk

25/1/2018 Fat Curk

25/1/2018 Fat Curk by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I don’t drink Coke very often, but when I do I make sure it is fully leaded, none of those sugar-free versions. I’ve tried diet..

305/365 Stairwell

305/365 Stairwell by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Tonight is #NottsTest and we are having it in the Portland Building at the University of Nottingham. This is our first time in this building, which..

Please be kind

“kindness” by jessica wilson {jek in the box} is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND Kindness is belittled and mocked. Kindness and concern are the milksop hobbies of the “luvvie”. Venality, aggression, parochialism and paranoia are to..

203/365 Cromer Pier

“203/365 Cromer Pier” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA A frequent photo subject; underneath Cromer Pier. I can’t help myself. Every year, the same photo. Love it!

The Declutter Bug

The Declutter Bug

My lovely wife has started her own business! She is the most organised person I know. Over the past few years she’s enjoyed watching reality programmes based around hoarders, and she has come to realise..