Strachan Sie Deutsch

While morbidly rubber-necking at the car crash masquerading as the US presidential election campaign, it struck me how many of the country’s powerful women utilise both maiden and married surnames within their monikers. In a move, no doubt, providing raised esprit levels among anagram enthusiasts, the honourable ladies Amy Coney Barrett, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Alexandria…

Scratching That Fitch

Always endeavouring to brighten the day of my readership, I thought I’d commence this piece litteraire with a random joke. With this in mind, recently seeking Amazon Alexa’s (AA) assistance in procuring this jocularity. Sadly, the cloud based voice service wasn’t very forthcoming following the request “Alexa, tell me a joke about ferrets.” Her polite,…

Choices, Choices

Being partisan neutral, yours truly ordinarily affords penning on the subject of politics the shortest of shrifts. Akin to my late father, this borne from a cynicism surrounding politicians motives, regardless of which end of the ideological spectrum they represent. This indifferent outlook doesn’t stop GJ Strachan’s partaking in polling station visits. However, whilst among…

The COVID Which Stole Xmas

Under COVID’s watch, it’s clear brio levels during Halloween, Bonfire Night on the 5th November, along with the Christmas period will be significantly lower than usual. Under virus restrictions, these traditional festivals/events will afford only a fraction of the perennial verve normally brought to the table. Amongst my thoughts on virus impact, it dawned on…

Horse Play

As a none American outsider looking in at the US election build up, I’m baffled by the Hunter Biden laptop tale. The alleged scandal bringing forth a multitude of questions, none more enigmatic than how a blind computer repair shop owner was able to read HB’s emails. Not only does this Republican smear campaign raise…