I was rather amused when I walked past this café the other day. It is an example of how the meaning of the word changes – even over short periods of time.   “Doxing” is a neologism that has evolved… Read More ›

British problems

People who don’t leave one step empty between people when going up the escalator. The police in Dartford are driving around in Smart cars and I now cannot take them seriously. The email from the National Lottery gets my hopes… Read More ›

Where does Halloween come from?

Halloween has evolved and been influenced by a number of different cultures and religions, the most important of which are paganism, the Romans, the Celts (the people of Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Wales) and Christianity. However, almost all of the traditions surrounding Halloween… Read More ›