Many of the things about Howard Fisher you were always afraid to ask – from my picture archive now going back to a Swiss holiday in 1970 up to more recent holidays and a few interesting snippets from in between.
You’ll find comments and grumbles (OK, mostly grumbles) on everyday life in the blog, favourite recipes gathered over the years, holiday snapshots and an archive of pictures dating back over 60 years.
Plus some personal items – pictures given to me on my 40th and updated on my 60th and a history of where I’ve lived.
Whilst this new site is under construction,
you can see all the old content here
Smart Meters Fiasco
So, I eventually took the plunge and went smart. As both my previous energy suppliers Utility Point and Symbio went bust and their replacements EDF and EON Next were pushing SMETS2 smart meters, I took the opportunity to convert. As my electricity and gas are provided by different companies going smart was a bit dumb …
Myers Briggs revisited 10 years on
Just reading the Observer story on a new book about the Myers Briggs tests, so revisited my result. Seems just as relevant now to when we did the tests.
Using a UK mobile in USA
I thought I’d document my recent experience of getting a local SIM for my mobile phone for use in the USA whilst on holiday. Best Buy – a US clone of Curry’s – offer a range of SIM only options. The SIMs ranged from 1$ up to about 10$ with no obvious difference. I went …