TFIF

Hi, Politer readers may wish to substitute the F in that acronym to make it Thank Goodness It’s Friday 😉 This week has been lots of little things adding up and when it comes to keeping your stress levels down, that can be tricky with a seemingly omnidirectional front. At least if that’s not an oxymoron: how can it have a front if it’s from all sides? 😋 Shall we talk about nice things instead? Script You might have noticed a few midweek posts called Script and there’s no judgement of you haven’t 😉 With the negativity and BS from certain outlets – the media and the government – it can feel like you are trying to hold up a […]

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Undercurrent

Hi, Slightly late to the writing tonight. No great reason behind this, it’s just been a busy week, and I’ll be glad of the long weekend. Despite a very familiar routine of wake, prep breakfast, work, lunch, walk, work, tea, rest, and then bed, life feels good. Perhaps the variety of conversations through the dark glassed laptop helps, and the all important walk at lunch in the countryside do as well. Yes, I’ve had the occasional long afternoon working until 6pm or later, but I don’t mind. The commute to the kitchen is hardly tiring and with my family wandering in from time to time, it feels more social than at work. I’m not wearing a shirt – even a […]

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Handlebar

Hi, Hello Wednesday, you old devil you. Could it be that I glimpse the weekend closer to then further away? 🙂 The other night I happened to catch a rather good BBC documentary about medicine and chemistry. Now, I’m neither, so from a lay person’s point of view, I found it all very interesting. The programme closed with a look to the future in which various folk spoke about combining molecules to create drugs to interrupt specific biological processes: in this case, pain. We’ll come back to that in a minute. Well, longer if it takes me a while to get to the point. 🙂 Ah, to be paid by the word for this malarkey eh? 😉 Where was I? […]

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