Am I the only one who does this?

For Christmas, Dave gave me a great piano keyboard that plugs into my iBook and works with Garageband. After I’d finished trotting round Central Scotland visiting various friends and family members, I finally got it home and set it up. I found a useful website on learning to play the piano and, using that, began […]

Picture this

One of my favourite features on the BBC website is “The Day in Pictures”. It’s exactly what it says it is: a seemingly random assortment of pictures from all around the world, showing things that are happening on that day. Today, for example, there is a jaunty picture of an orang-utan in Argentina wearing a […]

Just how desperate do you have to be to do this?

I texted a friend the other day and, this evening, received the response, “Who is this?” Thinking she must have lost my mobile number, I texted back saying who I was. It became clear that I had got the number wrong and actually texted a total stranger. I apologised and deleted their number from my […]