Dutch-ness

A friend suggested that my ‘success’ in Holland might be related to the fact that Rowland with a W might seem Dutch….

It reminded me that the fantastic 70’s Manchester band Alberto y Los Trio Paranoias contained a member with the stage name of Truk Van Rental !

Bloody flies…..

At the moment, we are being plagued with hundreds of non-stinging but extremely irritating flies . . . they’re the teenagers of the fly world. But why do I always find one in  my wine and never in my water glass?!??!

STOP PRESS: Artificial Intelligence … computer makes decision

Often Lesley and I, sad creatures that we are, do a sudoku puzzle at lunch. Today the one on offer was a BRAIN  i.e. extremely difficult. If we get it wrong we’ll sometimes re-print. Today the computer printed out, without being asked TWO COPIES ready for the inevitable 2nd attempt . . .  HA! we got it right….. small victory but there you go