2021 was going to be a much better year than the last one. Or so we told ourselves…
Advent calendars have been around since the 1800s. The chocolate? Not so long.
These machines came with no grammar correction, no spell checker, definitely no autocorrect, no language diplomacy. You needed to consider your choice of words carefully. After all, you only got one go.
We live in the days of “Damn you, Autocorrect!” Back in the 1990s, we had to press a key four times just to get a single letter.
Another example of The Future that remains firmly in The Past. But wait! Also an example of The Future hiding in The Past.
In July 2021, UNESCO removed Liverpool from its World Heritage Status list. Surprised? Not if you’ve seen what they’re planning (and what they’ve already built.)
I wonder why I am thinking of Consignia? Ah, the latest Post Office scandal wraps up in the High Court…
The first new cheese for two hundred years, they announced. Didn’t last quite as long as that.
The busy signal told you something. Voicemail tells you a lot less.
You will still be able to buy the truffles and the toffee and the strawberry dreams. Just not on the High Street.