Out with the old and in with the new. Happy New Year! And so sorry for the long delay. People often imagine I live and breathe this Bluebird thing but try it with a three-year-old in the house and Santa Claus will win every time.

Having done the Christmas thing the team made its usual pilgrimage to Coniston for the 4th though not bearing museological gifts this time.…

2009 part 2

July 09


An email plopped into my inbox today to tell me a saddo I’d never heard of wanted to be my new best buddy on Twitter-Face or whatever it’s called. If he’d really wanted to get pally a phone call would’ve been nice; or perhaps a mail that didn’t go via some anonymous server beneath the Urals... I deleted it on principle.

Once upon a time humans huddled…