Ten years of blogging – and a big thank you to my readers

WordPress reminded me that I’ve been blogging for ten years this week. I don’t know where the time has gone. It’s been a tumultous decade. In that time I have made some wonderful blogging friends, some of whom have been around since early in my blogging career, and who I’m still in contact with, including … More Ten years of blogging – and a big thank you to my readers

The coronavirus outbreak – the economic impact

What worries me about the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak isn’t so much the virus itself. It’s the economic effects of the way people – and societies – have been reacting to it since the outbreak began. Because of the way western economics has gone in the past forty-odd years, what economists call a ‘shock’ can have … More The coronavirus outbreak – the economic impact

The obscure word of the week is steatopygous

This week’s obscure English word is steatopygous. It means having a large bottom. I’m not sure what use such a word actually has, but I guess if anybody feels they MUST describe their own backside dimensions at all, ‘steatopygous’ sounds much more sophisticated than possible alternatives. Probably. Your challenge: write a sentence or two in … More The obscure word of the week is steatopygous