Brian's Blog

…one man's contribution to the Weeeeerly Wild World

Earth Day 2018

Last month saw witness to Earth Hour, and at the weekend (Sunday 22nd) it was Earth Day. I couldn’t think of anything particular I could do to make the day … Continue reading

24 April, 2018 · 4 Comments

The routine of writing – blogging and busy lives

I have discovered how having a busy life away from my computer (usually due to work, but increasingly right now because I’m trying to keep off it and use less … Continue reading

13 April, 2018 · 5 Comments

Cutting down on…

A lot of my life seems to be about cutting down on various things, whether it be my time in Second Life, as per my previous post, cutting down on … Continue reading

12 April, 2018 · 2 Comments

Second Life – from addiction to improvements

It has been a while since I have blogged about the virtual world that is Second Life. This has been for a number of reasons but I’ll be up front … Continue reading

11 April, 2018 · Leave a comment

Upskirting – a sexual offence?

There are cases where boys at school are “upskirting” girls (or also female teachers), and there are calls to make this a sexual offence… as an episode of Radio 4’s … Continue reading

8 April, 2018 · Leave a comment

Rucksacks, Saddle Bags and Panniers – Cycling

The GCN Show on Youtube recently compared the wind-tunnel efficiency of cycling with either a backpack/rucksack, large saddle-bag, or panniers. I have used a variety of all three of these … Continue reading

7 April, 2018 · 2 Comments

Earth Hour

Friday 23rd March, 8:30pm I’ve been taking part in Earth Hour (and Earth Day) for most years now. The general idea is to stop using electricity for the hour. This … Continue reading

23 March, 2018 · 3 Comments