Monthly Archives: March 2021

Electric Dreams

I followed a Tesla for about 20km today. It wasn’t deliberate. We just happened to be going the same way. It was a matter of curiosity for me, as Tasmania isn’t exactly rife with electromobiles, so I paid attention to what I could see. It was surprisingly weird to be looking at the back end […]

The Hussite Wars? Whoa!

Reasons to read fiction from other languages and cultures #99453… I’m currently reading and enjoying the first of Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy trilogy set in the time of the Hussite Wars. The what? Yeah. Look — I’m not particularly ignorant by most standards. But in reading The Tower of Fools (an English translation of this trilogy […]

I’m Back

I’ve got friends who are leaving FaceBook. I can’t blame them. The place is a bit of a cesspit. But I miss some of those folk, so I’m making a conscious effort to be back on this site more often. Hopefully I can keep it up. And in other news: today I managed to return […]