Looking Back Over 2016

It’s pretty much a given that everyone thinks that 2016 has been a sucky year. It’s been a pain in the arse for a multitude of reasons for a multitude of people. If you had a hero in the world of entertainment, then you dreaded opening up your favourite News Site in fear of finding that they had died. If you are into Politics then you may have been in hog heaven at the constant barrage of either Brexit or the American Election coverage.

It has been a year of polar opposites for everyone. It didn’t really matter what side of any particular fence you sat on, you probably knew that if you opened your mouth and put fingers to keys and posted to the Internet, someone, somewhere would take offence and you would be embroiled in a wicked slanging match over who was right and who was wrong.

Basically, 2016 has been one long Flame War that no side could win. (more…)

Looking to 2016 (Part 2)

This is part 2 of the post that I posted a yesterday morning that looked back over 2015. This post looks at 2016 and my view of it.



As someone who steadfastly refuses to make resolutions each year, I know that they neither are realistic nor helpful when you don’t know for one day to the next what your body or mind will serve up to you when your eyes open and your head lifts from the pillow. However, this year, I have decided that I need to try to set an outline of something (anything) that I feel that I feel I could meet throughout the year that would buoy my confidence that I am not a redundant waste of space. (more…)

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