The differences between The Patrician and myself may not be as great as I had hitherto prided myself.


(Because 17.4 million lemmings can’t all be wrong)

Even by my standards … my output on Medium has, of late, been an irregular mixed bag and not terribly substantial either — barely even lightweight nonsense, never mind anything of substance.

There are a variety of reasons for that…


(A Beginners’ Guide To Reclaiming Online Privacy)

[Last Updated: 2021.08.01]

There were problems that arose with the original post of this, because … at something over forty-one thousand words … every time I made edits and saved it, my account would get suspended whilst under investigation, because it…


Well, well, well …

It appears there has been some confusion on the part of some … some of whom appear to be thick as a brick, with the word ‘JOKE’ painted on it, smashed into their face ¹ … re some of my more deadpan satire.

So, in the…


I laughed so hard for so long, I wasn’t sure if I’d soil myself before I died of asphyxiation or after


I don’t know how commonplace the aphorism re apples and doctors is these days.


(More Stories About Children … And Ice-cream)

© The Author

The last couple of years, I’ve been learning about Canada ¹.

It’s been quite enlightening.

I’ve learned that there’s more to it than just Terrance and Phillip, funny French accents, poontang ² and beavers …

The most recent thing…


Make The World A Happier Place

A Vote For Me Is A Vote For Happiness (Heath Ledger as the Joker © Warner Bros)

Here we go … the slippery slope

Next thing you know, they’ll be treating psychopaths and sociopaths with neural ‘interventions’ instead of simply rounding them up and burying them alive, like any rational person would — neural interventions that can fail … or…


The irony of my linking to an article on makeuseof.com is not lost on me ¹.

But this one is a good synopsis of why I wouldn’t touch Telegram with yours!

That said, however … it is 100% typical of MakeUseOf to not mention Threema but…


Their names too many syll
ables, some people aren’t haikus,
E. Scott Alighieri

Oh, alright then … *sigh* …

Some can’t be haikus;
Like E. Scott Alighieri,
their names are too long

(Happy now? ¹ )


¹ I’m warning you though: if I don’t get especial recognition for the fact that I broke the form in multiple ways, whilst simultaneously adhering strictly to the spirit of it … I’ll be at least offended, if not outright hurt.

Where Angels Fear

There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live and too rare to die.

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