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RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 2W ago

Laptop poorly

My laptop is dead. Or, at very least it is in a deep coma.  Kiss of life hasn't worked and it is currently on life-support. I've never written a blog posting on my phone before.  One-fingere...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 2W ago

Now where was I...

Once upon a time I began a blog post.  After I had written a couple of sentences I decided I needed another photo – not just the ones I had prepared in advance.  So I went into the folder th...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 3W ago

Mobile phones in Kelvingrove...

My blog post about Kelvingrove caused a few comments about mobile phones.  I should point out that mobiles have been in evidence in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery for a long time.For example, t...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 4W ago

Today's word is paraprosdokian

A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to re-frame or re-interpret th...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 4W ago

Clyde

RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 1M ago

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow

While staying with Anna near Glasgow (thank you so much for your hospitality, Anna) we went to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.  It is the first time I have been there and I could hav...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 1M ago

Fino, Ambleside

When GB and I go around together we sometimes revisit old haunts and check out whether our food stops and overnight stay places are as good as they used to be.  We also enjoy trying out plac...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 1M ago

Socks

Messymimi, that source of so much wonderful information, tells me it is “Wear Crazy Socks to Work Day” Partner-who-loves-tea does that most days of the year…
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 2M ago

Cléo de Mérode

I have a new heartthrob - Cléo de Mérode.  (Interestingly, the word heartthrob has been used to describe someone who makes people feel romantic since the 1920's but in many dictionaries it i...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 2M ago

The key to happiness