Written Tourette's Syndrome

Because I can ...

My Blog Therapy ...

not to be confused with financial sensible advice ....

  • Really, I should just keep my mouth shut!

    This is an internal debate that I have quite frequently with myself, which can be summarised as "really, why do you not just keep your mouth shut?".

    1) These are the salient arguments for me keeping … more

  • Hopefully you're going to love this .....

    Hi. 😁

    This is today's thought...

    I only recently learnt what the abbreviation "MSM" (main stream media) meant ... doh!

    This, of course (clue is in the name), is where we get most of our news from. … more

  • Feeding the rat!

    On the Isle of Man we cannot say "rat".

    This is something to do with the words plague and parochialism.

    Except, parochial is GOOD.

    And before we move on swiftly...

    I have to say a big hurrah to … more

  • Real analysis here.....

    All of my FB posts are public; as a result I don't have too many friends.

    The list is getting smaller because I don't want to unecessarily bore anyone with my posts.

    So here is another link to a … more

  • SARS-CoV-2 origins and conspiracy ....

    Today's post relates to the origins of SARS-Cov-2 which has been in the news recently as the USA points the finger at China.

    Just leaving this here.

    This article purported to be by a Neville … more

  • OK. Here we go.

    OK. Here we go.

    I had a bit of a Facebook ("FB") "moment" recently where I made some offensive posts that I subsequently deleted and apologised for.

    Now I'm going to "live and let live" - which … more

  • Apologies if I have offended you on FB recently.

    Apologies if I have offended you on FB recently.

    I have deleted the offensive posts.

    I blame:

    (i) a post covid energy surge;

    (ii) overexcitement/nervousness regarding a 4 day staycation on my mtb … more

  • Why do I not suffer from depression....?

    Why do I not suffer from depression.... even just a little bit..? This is a question I ask myself pretty much all the time. I'm exciteable and energetic. I can talk too much. And generally I'm happy … more

  • So my test came back positive...

    Yesterday I received confirmation that I have covid, so that's 10 days of isolation for me.. I'll be released on my wedding anniversary which is nice.

    This is my third day of feeling unwell but I … more

  • My recent covid diary....

    Last Thursday .... 29th July ....

    I suspect I'll have covid in the next day or so. My youngest son bought it back from a festival last weekend and now Karen my wife is developing symptoms and about … more

  • My first Haiku .....

    What is a Haiku?

    Here is my first one......

    "Much hype but delivery's light;

    And BTC scales ichimoku's height;

    Volume's not right..."


  • Arab wars!

    This is going to be a quick one and relates to oil and the oil majors...

    Oil is going nowhere quickly (as in here to stay for a long time) despite the green energy movement imo.

    Green energy is … more

  • where is the thumbs down on mainstream social media ....

    When a social media post can only be liked (*) it is left to "liking" negative comments to balance the view.

    Commenting requires more effort (ie., being able to think and type) than simply clicking … more

  • Making sense of yesterday .....

    These are my contemparaneous thoughts ...

    I was one of the lucky people that was able to watch Dominic Cummings ("DC") bare his soul to the Parliamentary Committee yesterday live on TV about the UK … more

  • Don't try to catch a falling knife...

    How many fingers did people lose yesterday on bitcoin and other crypto$.

    Probably a lot of digits hit the floor in a bloody mess.

    This morning I was reading about the demise of bitcoin and … more

  • Green energy, crypto$ and inflation

    All of these subjects - green energy, crypto$ and inflation - are in the news at the moment.

    What has triggered this post was a recent BBC article about a nuclear fusion startup - Tokomak Energy Ltd … more

  • I learn't a new word yesterday ... "quasispecies"

    This post is really personal notetaking but I'm putting it out here anyway...

    So expect no start, beginning or end or indeed any sense here.

    I did some reading on the B.1.617 strain that is … more

  • My lockdown audiofool quest

    I think that we've all been in a world never experienced before for at least 12 months.

    Giving some of us lucky ones the time to indulge ourselves in stuff and to levels that we would not normally. … more

  • The Domestication of Humans.


    This is a frivolous and fictional piece by me bought about, these days, because I'm spending too much time behind my desk listening to great tunes and reading; and not getting enough social … more

  • T-cells, antibodies and vaccines. What does it all mean?

    OK. This post follows hot on the heels of my post on Wednesday after I read the two articles I referred to from Reuters.

    I'm going to try and make some sense (to me - other results may vary) of … more

  • I'm one step ahead of the game again.

    Reuters must read my blog! Hot off the press ......

    Good news on viral evolution hopefully....https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-evolution-analysis/in-mutant-variants-has-the- … more

  • OK - I'm going to try and be serious(ly offensive)

    I am of the opinion that anyone who has not taken, at least, a passing concern to the health of their body is part of this covid-19 problem.

    Your body is your best asset!

    It houses your mind. … more

  • I can't believe I've not mentioned this before!

    OK .. I did a post not so long ago about why (imo) it's not good to start your sentence with the word "so" - tldr - it's because I think it makes a person sound stupid (other opinions are available). … more

  • Now I'm on a Covid-19 research roll ...

    ... I've got the bit between my teeth and I'm just throwing this out there...

    Do you remember the kerfuffle surrounding the AstraZeneca shot and its efficacy regarding the first and second shot in … more

  • A flawed Covid-19 vaccination approach?

    I wrote a long post last night explaining why I'm not ready to have one of the current crop of Covid-19 vaccinations.

    Today's post cuts to the chase if last night's post is TLDR.

    Due to Antibody- … more

  • Why I'm hoping to avoid having a vaccine.

    This is a follow up post to the one I did here on the whole vaccine/world domination conspiracy theory and concerns the new vaccine technologies.

    Whilst, before considering all of what follows, I … more

  • Racism is ....

    not about your creed, class, background, ethnicity or the colour of your skin.

    It's about you, and more specifically your mind.

    You are or you aren't; NASTY (as in vicious or spiteful, not ugly or … more

  • Now I'm possibly going to get into trouble.....

    OK. From the outset of this post I have to a make a few things clear.

    Firstly, I am fatist (not to be confused with fascist, and hopefully people who land here may be able to tell the difference). … more

  • I made a new website last night

    It's at https://ier-z1r.com.

    This fanboy post on https://head-fi.org was sufficient motivation.


  • Stinky breath...

    TLDR: Bad breath may increase your chances of dying from Covid-19

    I read an awesome book in my teens, Papillon, all about some dude's escape from a french prison island.

    To get himself into the … more