Locomotion–changed the World

It is not everyday, we see something that has genuinely changed the world. But today I did and it is called Locomotion. Nowadays, it looks distinctly ‘old hat’ yet as Pete Waterman explains, when it was first seen in action it must have been as exciting and frightening as the Space Shuttle. Nevertheless, when its inventor George Stephenson let loose this contraption on the unsuspecting … Continue reading Locomotion–changed the World

Thumb on website anvil again

Today I added another rule to the horrors of web site smithing. And is this! If you happen to have two web sites, then if not carefully watched, the software will upload to the wrong one. In a similar vein, the greater the amount of work you do hammering the pages into shape, the greater the chance it will not save (Serif X4). Continue reading Thumb on website anvil again

Customer Waiting?

“Assistant to electricals – customer waiting!” – the supermarket loudspeaker blares out and that half amuses and half annoys. For the suggestion is that if some unfortunate doesn’t get themselves amongst the kettles ‘tout suite’ then something unspeakable, possibly lingering, will happen to them. It’s all nonsense, of course. They’ll finish their cuppa and amble along in due course. Yet the illusion has been maintained … Continue reading Customer Waiting?