4G, or not 4G

'4G, or not 4G, that is the question:Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to sufferThe slings and arrows of outrageous data coverage,Or to take arms against a lack of FacebookAnd by losing end my contract. To move — to join EE....' Transcript Shakespeare may've utilised to commence a Hamlet soliloquy had the Prince of Denmark … Continue reading 4G, or not 4G

Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane?….

Despite being a disciple of creativity - Particularly broadening my horizons and looking at art without prejudice, I'm not one who is overly precious about technological innovation. Don't get me wrong, I understand the absolute need for society to evolve technology wise, however, I'm far from having enough interest in the topic to be called … Continue reading Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane?….

Waiting Room Only

I'm hospital waiting room in situ as the starter's pistol signals commencement of my second blog of the day. At least I think it was a starter's gun, not the sound of a drive-by shooting on Beckett Street! Sitting in the Imaging department waiting area, the comforting heat of an adjacent radiator warms my chilled … Continue reading Waiting Room Only

A Futile Rant

This morning, I was greeted at the breakfast table by the news my wife Karen was feeling under the weather. This malady another example of her bad days where her odious carcinogenic illness gains an upper hand; causing her return to bed for recuperation. Her energy drained as a consequence of her enduring physical battle … Continue reading A Futile Rant

“Hello, Emergency Services….”

My wife has just informed me that our washing machine is "On it's way out." From this announcement, delivered in her distinctive County Durham lilt, I'm assuming she opines the appliance's working life is coming to an end....... My spouse isn't informing yours truly the washer is heading into town for a coffee with his … Continue reading “Hello, Emergency Services….”

Sprinkled Moon Dust in Your Hair

Twenty eight years ago today I became a father for the first time following my son Jonny joining the cast of this reality show called life. A rollercoaster of a gig that my boy has thus far weathered relatively well, arriving into adulthood as an engaging and grounded young man of whom I'm very proud. … Continue reading Sprinkled Moon Dust in Your Hair

The Revamp

Tuesday 29th May - This morning, I've revamped the look and feel of my website https://strachan.blog - A fiddly task where customising the site to my aesthetic requirements isn't ordinarily achieved without significant trial and error. I liken the process to that of attempting to 'wind up' my adult children. That a strategy of antagonising … Continue reading The Revamp