Gordon McLean

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2020-01-16: My experiment with microblog is coming to an end for no other reason than timing. This year …

2020-01-08: Our wee dog Sasha has been in animal hospital getting an operation to fix a bad knee (cruciate …

2020-01-06: Back to the office today (I worked at home on Friday). Kept myself awake because I didn’t eat enough …

2020-01-03: Finally finished watching Mr.Robot. What a wonderful head fuck of a TV show. Now, on to Watchmen, …

2020-01-03: Day 3 of 2020. So far it’s pretty similar to 2019. So, um, now what?

2019-12-30: Slowing down social media is the goal for 2020. Doesn’t mean disappearing, just means placing …

2019-12-24: Only one more sleep… youtu.be/gDhG25fgb…

2019-12-22: Implications It’s great to see so many posts on social media showing increased donations to food banks, toy …

2019-12-21: Finished watching Expanse Season 4 this morning. Might rewatch through again, clearly the quality of …

2019-12-21: Team night out last night, tequila featured yet surprised myself by not being dead today. Just as …

2019-12-19: All I want for Xmas Christmas twinkles closer. Presents have been bought - fewer this year than last as who needs all …

2019-12-14: A Saturday. Gentle plans, some chores, some coffee, some writing. Being good to myself. Plenty of …

2019-12-13: Don’t be angry at people if they voted Tory yesterday. They have been manipulated by lies and …

2019-12-10: A Glasgow and your glorious rain, such a dear green place indeed. A quote for today then. The rain …

2019-12-09: Suppose I’d better start thinking about Christmas then. What would be your one perfect …

2019-12-08: Enjoying a warm, Oatly Barista, coffee before heading out into the rain with Dave. Definitely a lazy …

2019-12-06: My blog has never been about one thing, and whilst it has been a reflection of my views and thoughts …

2019-12-05: Six by Nico fading We had another good meal at Six by Nico last night; Mad Hatter’s Tea Party (pics on my …

2019-12-03: Wee Mindings This year the adults in our family are all agreed that we will forgeo big presents and mindless …

2019-12-03: The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it. – George …

2019-12-02: Dropping off current car today, new one arrives on Wednesday. Also ordered a new bed. Rock n roll …

2019-11-30: Growing up I never really felt like I fitted in anywhere. I was always an outsider to whichever …

2019-11-29: Heading to Apple Store later to get new battery for my 2012 MacBook Air. Must not buy Apple TV. Must …

2019-11-29: Words have lost all sense of meaning these days. Being offered a slice of cake with your coffee is …

2019-11-28: Ownership and property are vital to many people, lauded by others, and still more crow and trump …

2019-11-27: I live in a home full of love, and dogs. My family care for me and support me, my friends have stuck …

2019-11-26: I’m trying a (mostly) plant-based diet at the moment. I’m hoping to find the right mix …

2019-11-25: It typically falls to me to lock up our home last thing at night. It’s something I remember my …

2019-11-24: A man is known by the company he keeps, said Aesop (a fabled storyteller). I look at my closest …

2019-11-23: It can be hard to remember to smile these days. The constant horrors in the news, the eroding of …

2019-11-22: I’m in the midst of trying to change some habits. I’ve tried a few things in the past, …

2019-11-21: Sometimes you don’t realised you had a gap in your life, a hollow, until it is filled and you …

2019-11-20: Decisions can be agonised over, dwelt upon, mulled, simmered, and stewed. Big or small, we analyse …

2019-11-19: As 2020 approaches it’s already feeling like the year I abate my use of social media. It will …

2019-11-18: I watched Game Changers last night. Wow. Meat eaters (I am one) need to see this. Short version, we …

2019-11-17: Superlatives are commonplace. Everything is awesome, wonderful, amazing. The words have lost all …

2019-11-16: I try to be selective as best I can, with what I consume, with the friends I keep, the choices I …

2019-11-15: Isn’t it interesting how mass media manage to take simple things, manage to mangle the truth, …

2019-11-14: Election time in the UK. I am comfortable with my politics but moreso than ever, I recoil from the …

2019-11-13: It’s an odd thing, an injury. I marvel at how my body and brain, cope and adapt. I give no …

2019-11-12: I’ve moved around a lot, stayed in many places. A friend recently showed me the for sale ad of …

2019-11-11: It happens subconsciously, we can be sitting on the bus, or on the sofa watching TV, or walking in …

2019-11-10: It’s Sunday. A day to put down whatever technology you have in hand and enjoy the world around you. …

2019-11-09: I don’t have many jackets. I run warm most of the time so barely need one for half the year. …

2019-11-08: Life is too short, they say. It’s a phrase I use often, but don’t act on enough. Out …

2019-11-07: My Mom Has a Question - Dave Pell - Medium

2019-11-07: Time flies like a banana, some say, but for me as my years advance, time really does seem to be …

2019-11-06: A mostly sleepless night. Between caring for a dog terrified of fireworks and a pulled stomach …

2019-11-05: I like walking. Whether alone, with the dogs, or with friends, walking is quiet therapy. It’s …

2019-11-04: Being accused of being mean-spirited hurts. I am not mean. I just want fireworks banned for …

2019-11-04: Fancy that. 2 days into a “post every day” challenge and the lurgy descends. When I say …

2019-11-02: I sometimes wonder what life will be like when I am no longer here, will I have left my mark in any …

2019-11-01: The key to building a sustainable habit is to establish a good foundation that makes future …

2019-10-30: Disconnecting Wall to wall blue skies for the last two days as we drove up to Pitlochry for a night away. Along …

2019-10-27: Autumn in Sunday Another glorious sunny Sunday. Gleaming blue skies bring dazzling light, bouncing off windows, …

2019-10-26: Morning moon

2019-10-25: Doing the right Musts “A bird does not sing because he has an answer. He sings because he has a song.” A …

2019-10-24: Mental Buckaroo Realising that my mental health ‘mood’ is very much a game of buckaroo. In isolation, …

2019-10-22: 📚 A Gentleman in Moscow Getting my reading groove back, it always comes and goes. Recently finished the wonderful A …

2019-10-21: 🎥 Joker ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Still getting to grips with Joker. What a stunning movie. Accused by many of having a lot to say but …

2019-10-19: Autumn wandering I’m trying to walk more in an effort to regain some of the fitness I’ve lost this past year, and to …

2019-10-17: Today is just a day It happens every year, and the more often it happens the less value I place on it. I don’t …

2019-10-16: New Year Resolve 2020 looms and with it a refocusing. Double down on the things that bring joy, and lose more of the …

2019-10-15: A routine The alarm goes off but I’m already awake, my sunrise clock having slowly brightened the room ahead …

2019-10-10: World Mental Health Day There are many tactics - google will get you all of them no doubt - to counter mental health …

2019-10-09: March 2020 decisions In March 2020 two things happen. 1. My current contract ends, and whilst there may be (another) 6 …

2019-10-09: Rain rain go away Rain rain sod the feck off. Forecast says rain for the rest of the week, which is fine, except the …

2019-10-08: Rain rain.. A lovely dreich evening in Glasgow. Perfect for walking the dog ‽

2019-10-08: Writing writing writing Writing habit is returning. Slowly, but it’s there. Need to get rid of some more distractions …

2019-10-04: FU Facebook What the hell? Fuck you Facebook. popular.info/p/faceboo…

2019-10-02: Ugh. Halloween. And lo, October has arrived. With it comes the promise of golden leaves shimmering on frosty …

2019-10-01: Hello micro.blog Another voice, screaming into the void.