Tuesday, 28 November 2017

One of those things

Every now and then I see something that merits a picture.

Moustakallis restaurant is just excellent. We've eaten here lots of times. The owner does indeed have a Big Moustache.




Friday, 24 November 2017

Old tech

Yesterday, here is your shiny new computer.

Tomorrow, it is in the skip, covered in leaves.

Strange how your new computer is no faster than any of the others you have owned and thrown away.




Thursday, 23 November 2017

The Bank of England

Have a look inside the Bank of England.

There's no gold. Where has all the gold gone? We sold it all and we can't afford to buy gold any more.

There is only piles of paper (and we can print as much of that as we need).

Does a bank need gold anyway? Does it even need paper? Maybe the Bank of England could just contain a computer with a number inside it.

Then we could make the number anything we want.



Monday, 20 November 2017

Boring

Just imagine living somewhere that was like this* every single day. Would it be wonderful, or would you pine for grey drizzle or a light frost?

*The Akemas peninsula, Cyprus.


Saturday, 18 November 2017

Sale Day

There is a sale on at the local archaeology site. Buy two columns and get one free.



Monday, 13 November 2017

Happy

In a novel attempt to widen its appeal:





The Greek Orthodox church has introduced Happy Hour.




Sunday, 12 November 2017

Material

Here's a lesson.

You can't build a large structure using gravel, plaster and hope.



Saturday, 11 November 2017

Pillars

Once upon a time politicians were pillars of the establishment. We held them in high esteem and accepted their leadership.

Times have changed.




Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Monday, 6 November 2017

Honest

Well, here's an honest statement from the world's first trillion dollar company. 

I wonder how much tax they pay?