Christmas is not like it used to be..

OK so santas grotos, I remember when they were something special. Back when I was a lad the top floor of the Co-op the shoe department was reduced in size with a false wall added. Behind this false wall a GROTO was created with naff animated chars and fake snow. You had to walk throughContinue reading “Christmas is not like it used to be..”

Seeing the future

Prophetic quote from HL Mencken in 1920 (from William Gibson’s weblog): “…the larger the mob, the harder the test. In small areas, before small electorates, the first-rate man occasionally fights his way through, carrying even the mob with him by force of his personality. But when the field is nationwide…the force of personality cannot soContinue reading “Seeing the future”