A brief history of the past 2 weeks

The title of this week’s Easter blog is a sort of tribute to Professor Stephen Hawking whose funeral was held yesterday. A true giant. His genius will enable new technological discoveries and facilitate taking humankind into the future. His ashes will be interned in Westminster Abbey alongside those of Sir Issac Newton, Charles Darwin and…

An Olympic Dream

It is 1952 and the Winter Olympics are being hosted by Norway. Otto Bragg is a member of the crack Norwegian unique 5 man bobsleigh team. Officially a 4 man sport, Otto is gaining publicity for his vodka distillery by serving drinks to the team during the sleigh run. Apart from a couple of spectators being…

Job done….?

Good day, all! Since my last post, jobs have been completed!

Time for an upgrade?

Good day, readers. This is my first post of 2018. Apologies for the delay. Happy New Year!! What is 2018 going to bring? Well, of course I have no real idea. So expect the unexpected!

An introduction to my weekly MND blog for newcomers

It has now been nearly 2 years since I started my blog. I am now a serious MND blogger! I have Motor Neurone Disease (MND/ALS), and I started this blog to have fun, yes fun. It is about my living with MND, but with an absolute splash of humour. I am very analytical, and of…

A feast for Christmas – Or else!

Happy Christmas readers! As usual I release my Xmas post at about 3pm. Don’t forget to record the Queen! Right let’s have a feast like it’s 1999 (to use the words of Prince!). The best things in life, why compromise? Take every opportunity! This week’s post is just some ramblings from me whilst recovering from…

Lights, Camera, Action!

Alfred Bragg’s pictures proudly present Window of Absence sponsored by Bragg’s Heart bypasses (3 for the price of 2!) A story of tension, human stupidities, determination, mysterious characters, suspicious events and loads of wonderful South Africans!

Life is a movie – “Now, before I begin the lesson…”

“….. will those of you who are playing in the match this afternoon move your clothes down onto the lower peg immediately after lunch, before you write your letter home, if you’re not getting your hair cut, unless you’ve got a younger brother who is going out this weekend as the guest of another boy,…

Newport Pagnell or bust!

I found an old copy of Pamela Bragg – How to Remain a Lady – the best-selling modern life book, published way back in 1960, and only available in the Home Counties….

Holding Pattern!

“Hello, readers! This is your pilot speaking, Captain onein400! We are just coming into land. However, we are going to have to circle for a while. About a week, ok?” In place of a regular post this week, a memories post!

The longest week of the year!!!

Welcome to the end of British Summer Time (BST). What have you done with your extra hour!!? You could have used it anywhere. We spent our free hour in a traffic jam! How cunning of us!?