Month: September 2013

Sorting The Junk Mail (For Me)

Around here a competitor (I think) to the Royal Mail has started letter delivery. It’s a Dutch company – TNT. I don’t think that the Royal Mail is very happy about it. But it’s saving me from sorting the junk

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Security Versus Safety

I’ve posted before about the issue of security versus safety – avoiding break-ins and burglaries versus being able to get out in the case of fire. This morning’s example involved gates and bars. Semi-basement windows often have burglar bars. But

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Architects! Pshaw!

I’ve never been very fond of typical architects. I get to visit stupid buildings that are falling apart after a few months (OK that’s also the engineer and the builders as well) and where apartments can’t be secured. I used

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