Tuesday, 12 October 2021

End of the blog

After giving it a lot of thought over the last few months, I have decided to finally stop writing this blog now

This is for a few reasons, but first and foremost I am struggling to put my thoughts into writing,  without saying the wrong thing and sounding rude or aggressive.

I know I am getting very tired these days, and struggling to think clearly, but I guess this is a build up of medical problems  which are starting to make life very difficult. 

However I was starting to  think of closing the blog down in January and then in June,  because of my problems of putting my thoughts into words. 

I have re-used a few old blogs over the last  few months, in the hope of getting myself motivated, but realised that it's not going to work 

I have enjoyed doing this over the years, but I have lost total  interest,  but will let the blog run as it may help others.

I vaguely remember the fact this blog was  started by mistake, but it's been a journey, which I never expected, and lead to many new friends over the last few years.

My wife and I looked at the blog the other month,  and realised that it's been read by nearly 360-000 people in 120 countries,  which was quite an achievement, and one I am pleased with.

It's hard to accept that this post took nearly 6 months to write properly and get ready to send off, but that's life 

Shortly I will also be stopping using Twitter, for the same reasons. 

But life goes on. Thank you for all of your kind comments over the years.

Best wishes

Ken

Wednesday, 29 September 2021

How things change in life

Over the years technology has changed how we live, and as someone who was late in joining this type of thing,  I struggle to cope in ways I would never have considered.

Being an engineer I got my first mobile phone and computer in the 1990s, and was forced into a life that, I found very hard to do without formal without training or support in computers.

The mobile was used as I was on call as an engineer 24 hours a day, and the MS-DOS computer 

was to help me do my reports and estimating, etc through the working day. 

This was a far cry from today’s computers, and a lot slower. 

However today we have moved on to things like online meetings, like zoom, something I now struggle 

to cope with it.


Seeing different faces in front of me these days fills me with terror, even though my wife says I used to speak to big audience in conferences etc. This is why I struggle to cope with things like zoom, as I see so many faces and cannot remember who is who, or who is talking. 

Coupled with hearing problems, I struggle to cope with different toned voices 


End of the blog

After giving it a lot of thought over the last few months, I have decided to finally stop writing this blog now This is for a few reasons, b...