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For Christmas, send me your wishlists

I had already written about it eight years ago, but some still do not know that it exists and how it works.
Amazon provides a universal wishlist, i.e. you can create one or more wishlists where you can place products from any site.
Over time, other services have popped up that do the same thing: Thing To Get Me,...

Ready for winter

So, the flu vaccine was done last Monday, and the fourth COVID-19 vaccine was done last Saturday.
Even the cat had her vaccine on Friday.
Let it not be said that we were not prescient.

And after the vaccine, we took a tour of the newly renovated Battersea Power Station.
Unfortunately, however, today, or rather tonight,...

Good but not great

(I won’t comment on the result of the general election because I have no words, only swear words)
Yesterday I had a check-up with the periodontist, and it didn’t go so well.
After two painful and complex operations in the past few months, I still have problems, so much so that we’re meeting again in November to see whether or not to remove the top two wisdom teeth....

Go vote, thieving misery

As usual, the rest of us vote by post, and I have already done my duty.
And as usual, I remind you that you must:

1. Inform yourself. Even if you already know what to vote for, look at the election programmes of the other parties. It never hurts; it is never enough. And beware of fake news....

The Queen is dead, and I don't feel so good either

Yesterday was Queen Elizabeth’s funeral. Since it was a national holiday, I watched it from the comfort of home, on the BBC.
Today I went to the new office and felt a bit like a schoolgirl on the first day of school.
The building is very nice and distinctive, the coffee quite good, the location extremely convenient to reach and full of shops....

Summer holidays

August was a long and challenging month, partly because of the heat and fatigue.
But after almost three years, we returned to Italy at the end of the month.
It wasn’t exactly a holiday: between relatives and friends, we were shuttled from the north-east to the north-west, and the only day we didn’t walk kilometres and have dinner/lunch/aperitifs with someone was the day before we took the plane home when we enjoyed the spa....

Something's happening

This July was also tiring because of that week when we almost reached 40 degrees, and then the temperatures plummeted (about 10 degrees). Between the heat and the increased workload, I feel exhausted, and for the Holidays, those with a capital H, I will have to wait until September.

Meanwhile, I keep doing little things on this blog: I have added two pages where there are Films and TV series that I recommend....


Twenty-five years ago, Winamp was born, a media player for Windows that I have always loved.
I discovered by chance that there is a web version and a WordPress plugin derived from that version.