So, the Year of the Dog is underway now, and so is my next year of life. Last Saturday I had a bunch of super-special friends here for a party, knowing that at my age, every birthday is a gift, a stroke of luck, and should be celebrated to the hilt. I checked my prospects … Continue reading An old dragon in the year of the dog
When it comes to resolutions, I run a mile from heavy commands with an or-else clause built in. Even so, I can't help noticing that here we are again at the start of a brand new year. Every commentator and blogger and TV channel (etc etc) is summarising the past year and making forecasts. You … Continue reading Those dreaded new year resolutions
The remarkable Billie Jordan explains how and why she formed the Hip Operation Crew, the oldest dance troupe in the world.
In which five tips for minimizing the risk of Alzheimer's are shared and ignored by the people most in need, although it's never too late to benefit. For years now, research into Alzheimer’s disease has had a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain. In July 2015, the Alzheimer's Association held its international conference in Washington … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2015: we know how to lower the risk, so why don’t we?
When your things (any things) are in a shambles, the shambles will get worse before it gets better. At present the things in question are my websites and social media channels. You may notice this website become a bit of a shambles while I rationalise some of those messed-up things. Flaws will become more obvious as I start … Continue reading Reining in my web presence