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A swell old time

In December last year I was unfortunate enough to be struck down with Cellulitus and Sepsis – nice combo.  My infection lasted for the majority of the month and saw me stay in hospital for just short of two weeks.  Since then I’ve had some lovely ‘port wine’ markings on my leg and it has…

Superb Sunday

Overslept due to clocks going forward, then went to the tip as part of operation tidy up. Coming back I got my first ever puncture in the car and had another first of trying to change the wheel. This led to the third first of calling the AA to come change it as the locking…

the first edition

another night out, only this time in the throbbing metropolis of Kilmarnock. finally managed to organise a get together with some former colleagues and properly good mates. many liquid refreshments were enjoyed, some high grade nonsense was talked – especially Dan with his BMW – but the finale of Chips and Cheese was a master…

Night on the town

Some of our colleagues from other locations have been over this week and tonight we went out for dinner. I’ve been a bit out of sorts of late, with different medication and health stuff, so I was going to bow out. I am glad. I didn’t. Great food, lovely surroundings and a properly good laugh.

Tyred of being a daftie

Small issue with my car tyres and the low pressure indicator. Not being the most mechanically minded I did the obvious and checked the pressures with my tyre pump. All appeared well. But the warning light kept showing. Called the garage about them looking at it under warranty, some time next week – that’s nae…

Hello world!

Welcome to burtware I have had several blogs before and this is another one, but powered by WordPress for a change.  I’d like to say there will be lots of updates, but I’m not very good at that sort of thing. I will try to keep them light hearted all the same, as my ‘professional’…