Notes from West London · Technology

Why I won’t be signing up for Uber anytime soon

Like many decisions this one is based on a combination of personal experience and stories in the news. I hadn’t signed up for Uber (the cab hire App) before last Friday and, based on our night out in Ladbroke Grove, I won’t bother anytime soon. One of my friends is very happy with Uber, has… Continue reading Why I won’t be signing up for Uber anytime soon

Notes from West London

A newly acquired fear about injections

Today I had a lengthy dental appointment, having an old crown replaced. On the way I pondered just how old the previous crown was. It was definitely from the 1980s. When it was fitted Margaret Thatcher was still prime minister, Ceaucescu was still president of Romania and the Berlin Wall was still standing. And I… Continue reading A newly acquired fear about injections