Category: Friday Thoughts

AI, Daffodils and Poetry

My inbox and social media feeds have been filling with advertising from companies offering the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to write my blog posts. At first, I suffered a mild sense of outrage. What could a robot teach a writer about writing?…

Christmas in July

The world has gone mad. A well-known shopping channel interrupted my television surfing this week by emblazoning the headline, Christmas in July, across my screen. Having survived the hottest day recorded in the UK, Christmas is the last thing on my mind. I stayed on the channel to appease my curiosity and was treated to…

One Foot in the Grave

It’s all hands on deck, and panic, at the Maison Davy D. A family emergency has arisen. We will be receiving an octogenarian this weekend. It is not a long-lost aunt, or uncle. It is more serious than that…

A Fox’s Wedding

Obsessing and moaning about the weather is one of our great British traditions; on a par with tea drinking and eating fish and chips. A survey conducted by Tetley Sunshine Tea in 2017, found that British people spend…

Bath Time With Boris

Having committed to posting more regularly on this blog, writing matters took a turn for the worse, a few days ago, when the UK government decided to have a midweek meltdown and remove Boris Johnson from his post as Prime Minister.

Prior to this, my head…