Author Archives: Alan Bell

VE Day 75th Anniversary

This morning we watched HRH Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall lay a wreath and flowers on behalf of the Nation, in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary VE Day. On a day when most of the UK expected to … Continue reading

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The Credit Card in Credit Conundrum

I’ve had Credit Cards for many years and in all that time I have owed money to the bank or, more recently held a £0 balance. Having had to cancel our holiday, where I had used a Halifax Clarity Card* … Continue reading

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Hindsight is always 20-20

I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m sick and tired of hearing the media, and people who should know better, moaning about the governments response to the Coronavirus pandemic. It is the easiest thing in the world to say … Continue reading

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End of the Road (Not)

We didn’t reach the end of the road for our RV trip yesterday when we didn’t hand over the keys at Orlando. From there it was not over to the Orlando International Airport, to pick up the rental from Hertz, … Continue reading

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Reminiscing about a lost holiday

I mentioned in my two last posts that we were supposed to be on a Road Trip Holiday in the USA. The idea was that we would, loosely, follow Route 66 from Kingman, Arizona through to Oklahoma and then down … Continue reading

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Working Again – Not

Having missed our holiday my Wife told me that I need to relax and I’m not allowed to do any work; as in my development work which I do from home; OK said I; I’ll just relax and catch up … Continue reading

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Lock Down

The Boss (AKA The Wife) is in the ‘At Risk’ category so we are in Lock Down; technically She is in lock down and I’m allowed to go out for a walk or get some shopping, being just in the … Continue reading

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My last post was April 2018 so I thought I better write something.

I’ve had this blog since December 2004; that’s 15 years of (very) sporadic posts. I keep saying I will write more often but, somehow, I’ve never found the time. Hopefully retirement will allow me to write more often in the … Continue reading

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Yes I’m still alive

Just a quick post to say I’m still alive and busy as ever. One of these days I.m going to start using this blog properly

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Merry Christmas One and All

  

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