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An Octogenarian in the modern world

Archive for the ‘TECHNOLOGY’ Category


October 10, 2019

My blog describes me as an octogenarian in the modern world, so a critical attitude and a lot of moaning is expected. Old men always think the world is going to hell in a basket. (It is, of course.) But, for a change, I will try to discover some really good things about the modern […]


October 8, 2019

Ought not the title to be Science Fiction? The two are pretty mixed up. Sometimes nothing happens till an idea is created and then reality follows. At other times the thing comes first and then people write stories about it. Recently two writers of spy stories (Le Carre and Rimington) have been attacked by an […]


October 30, 2014

The October 27th papers gave substantial coverage to the end of British military involvement in Afghanistan. Some writers doubted the possibility of Britain ever again wanting to, or being capable of undertaking such a campaign. I felt called to consider my own attitude. I am conditioned, of course. When I was a young man significant […]