The pumpkin I carved for my little brother yesterday.
Halloween – or the weekend before it – usually sees me trooping off to a Halloween party. Despite plenty of invites, I haven’t done that this year as, until half-an-hour ago, I was busy working on a script (The Melancholy of Agatha Sue). The script is now done and dusted until anyone has any interest in it.
Now, what do I do with myself now that I have the rest of Halloween to look forward to when I’ve already carved a pumpkin? What is my ideal Halloween when I’m too emotionally drained to leave the house? Continue reading →
It has been suggested that various cuts by central government and local governments have been disproportionately affecting women more than men. Part of this has been due to the fact that more women work in the public sector than men. Another piece of this is down to public services being cut, which women tend to rely on more than men.
When I saw this thing on television this morning – it made a brief appearance on the Wright Stuff before they dissolved into predictable misinformed debate about legal highs – I couldn’t believe what I was seeing.
My continuing trials with my shoulders means that I have been trying to use the speech recognition software that Microsoft bundled with Vista and also appears in Windows 7. In fact I am typing this very blog post using Microsoft’s speech recognition software. Continue reading →