The state of spam these days …

I want to depart from my usual bitching and moaning about governments to talk about something else that has been on my mind lately: the poor quality of the spam and phishing schemes that have been sent to me lately. It is really appalling. Just appalling. For example, the following email came to me recently:…

I never really knew my neighbour

I never really knew my neighbour. In fact, now that I think about it, I didn’t even know his last name. He was a veteran. He lived across the street with his wife, who suffered badly from Alzheimer’s. Though he spent most of his time indoors he would wander out sometimes in his sweat pants…