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What the 1800s and Luddites Taught Us

by Eithne Dodd 

The troops could not control the men gathered in Nottingham’s marketplace. The men were framework knitters, angered at the introduction of wide frames three decades earlier. 463 more words


Antediluvian? Yes that's me!

On a cold morning I feel the history of my journey.  Every healed broken bone, a vivid memory of an accident years ago.  It is the only time of the year I really slow down.  547 more words

The Hothouse

With an electronic whir, the black van pulled up outside the location, a detached brick house, alone amongst the grey concrete and musty browns of distant apartment blocks. 1,487 more words

Short Story

A little handy.

I’d consider myself a pretty hand person, I’ve been known to put together a few bookcases from Ikea and few flatpack cupboards and units. I like to call it amature capentry and that’s just because I get to hold a hammer in one hand for the backing pins and a srewdriver in the other for the locking nuts. 316 more words

About Me

Sharkey the Technophobe

SHARKEY= technophobe
a person who fears, dislikes, or avoids new technology.

Over 40 and I don’t have a clue on computers !! 426 more words


7 Feb 2018 (AFR) - The frauds and flaws revealed by bitcoin's deflating bubble

(7 February 2018, AFR, p36, by Nathaniel Popper)

‘You did not have to be a technophobe to worry that the virtual-currency boom of the past year papered over plenty of problems. 104 more words

1.Market Observations

Offering a free weekend away in exchange for a bit of techie help..

Confused? Very.

I’m so confused I can’t even work out what I need to know about to stop the confusion.

A month ago I wasn’t confused I was just lacking in knowledge.  661 more words

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