Archive for April, 2014

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

The Queen

I recently saw an article on a news web site suggesting that it is about time that the Queen of England retired – if not immediately then within the next couple of years. What that article overlooked is that English monarchs do not have any history whatsoever of retiring (or abdicating as this specific retirement […]
Friday, April 18th, 2014

Half a TV Show

I thought it rather interesting how a recent newspaper article commented on TV stations deliberately having their shows run late and long in order to discourage people changing the channel (since the show on the other channel will already be part way through and who wants to miss the start of a show). I actually […]