Rumour has it that children are no longer taught “i before e, excpet after c (unless it rhymes with bee!)” at school anymore, because it is more often wrong than right. I wondered whether this was only obscure words, or was true for all words - or even true at all?
Answer to the Riddler Express (03/07)
I remember as a child, that petrol was always under £1/litre. During the current pandemic, it hit the news that petrol, once again, was nearing the £1/litre mark. It made me wonder, how expensive is petrol today?
This blog was written by me for JIC Communications and is reproduced here.
From Dave Moran comes a question we’ve all faced at some point when waiting in line for a haircut:
Three weeks in, past the 100 km mark, and I’ve hurt my knee - not by running though but by walking down stairs.
With friends leaving Facebook everyday, I thought it was high time I archived my Facebook data. Facebook now allows you to download all of the data you’ve provided to them - photos, likes, posts, contacts and more - but they do not give you an option to download your tagged photos from friends.
I can’t run. I’ve never been a runner and thought I never would be - until this New Year’s.
Afer a roaring success, or rather learning experience of perry and mead, it is time for more homebrew.
After a summer of a pear a day, there was still several kilos of pears left on my tree. What better to attempt than homemade perry?