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Category: Ramblings

DIY?

Today is just a little light relief to help distract from the dental pain I'm experiencing since this start of lockdown.

Caffeine and Codeine

The following is my experience of the modern-day NHS. Before however I would like to acknowledge there are some really good people working within the system but are heavily constrained or scared to make the necessary changes within. As a patient, it is easy to see the NHS being systematically destroyed by poor management, and execs who are so far removed from the patient experience/journey their decision making is questionable…

Amazing Sense of Architectural Humour

Who here has watched the fantastic Cold War Drama  Deutschland ’83? You can catch up on the  series here :- http://www.channel4.com/programmes/deutschland-83 There’s a scene in Episode 6 where Stamm is on […]

Funniest Birthday Card…

Knowing my love of all things Apple and an impending birthday, a friend sent me what I think is the funniest birthday card to date.  #WellPlayed 🙂

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Possibly one of the most confusing traffic signs I’ve seen in a while.  I shot this just before I was due to go on stage at a conference in Madrid […]

Email and ISP Hell…

I chose to leave my ISP last month and move to a new service that actually delivers high speed 200mbs broadband… unlike my incumbent whose promised broadband faster than 3mb for the […]

Who Says Crime Doesn’t Pay?…

Unfortunately I was a victim of crime at some point overnight.   I’d discovered that my Garage door had been Jemmied open and the thieves stole two bikes, a Land […]

First Love?

We all remember our first loves don’t we?  Whether its the kid in the same class at school as you, 80’s taste in music, or your favourite pop-star…  Well, technically […]

How Anonymous is Anonymous?

With the Internet of Things, companies and researchers are finding innovative ways to collect and process data about our habits, thoughts, desires, usage and even what we search for on […]

Rhodes Law

This used to hang over my desk when working in the 90’s, I found it whilst clearing out some old boxes.  Strangely it’s still very relevant today nearly 20 years […]

Compiler Cat

For those of you that have been with muckypaws.com from it’s very start in the 90’s you will know that Compiler was one of it’s founding members and inspiration for […]