Excellent news, I have scored my second point following the long awaited death of Albert Hoffman, aged 102, who discovered LSD.
His account following the first synthesis and exposure to the drug is a riveting read and rather fun. I’ve never tried LSD but I’d like to. So if any readers out there [...]
For the past couple of weeks, eagle-eyed readers may have noticed that Wicked Fire has been on ocassion, off-line. This has been due to problems with my Cable Modem from Virgin Media loosing connection with the net. I would have to reset the modem every hour or so.
There has been much speculation on the [...]
I was up early this morning and hit the bus stop with excellent timing. Just as I reached it I saw my bus coming round the corner. I was pleased. I was then equally pleased to see the redoutable Kate Hope driving slowly past in her car, red cheeked and wearing sun glasses. She saw [...]
I was at a local PizzaExpress on Saturday. We got there at 12:00 only to be told that we would have to wait 40 minutes as they had “forgotten to switch the ovens on.”
Either that was a lie and they took our booking for 12 knowing full well that we would need to sit [...]
“Massive blood loss causes death.”
This is what will happen if some tries it on with the Rolex.
By happy chance, today’s NASA image of the day is a satellite shot of Edinburgh and the Lothians. I’ve grabbed it for posterity.
I had a strange experience on the bus yesterday. Sitting at the back of the 21 was a group of swarthy, foreign, teenagers. I could tell they were Italian, as one of them was singing in a loud monotonous voice, a ditty to the top deck.
Vaffanculo, Vaffanculo, Vaffanculo Inglesi. Vaffanculo, Vaffanculo, Vaffanculo.
Although being [...]
Darkstar’s profile. Worthy of sharing…
I am an ex-pat from Edinburgh and being a doctor, my chief dislikes are: patients (other than private ones of course), old immobile drooling vegetables who block hospital beds that could contain private patients and private patients who don’t pay promptly.
I have a daughter (aged 6) who has been [...]