Irrational Annoyances

I was built without the switch for strong negative emotions.  Not for me the roiling resentments, the jealousies that eat at the soul, the burning hatreds.  The best I can muster is a mild sense of annoyance, and usually even that dissipates over time. I thought about this today when […] Read more »

West Okemont River in Dartmoor

How I almost won the Darwin Awards – 5

Parts one, two, three and four. ———————————————- There we were, despite all our precautions, lost on the foggy moors with evening approaching.  And I had just stumbled on a sheep skull lying in the mire.  Visions of a slavering spectral Holmesian hound prowling the plains for its prey swam through my mind. Now there are […] Read more »