An Ordinary Tech Life
An Ordinary Tech Life

An Ordinary Tech Life

A semi regular commentary on living in a 'New Normal", technology dependent world that hope will be inherited by others.


A night on the moors

21 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AnOrdinaryTechLife

As the year begins to wind towards its close, the morning are dark and the nights are closing in earlier. I took the opportunity to set out late in the day to wild camp out on the moors before the temperatures begin to dip too far. The day is slow, e...

Remembering childhood games

12 Oct 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AnOrdinaryTechLife

I sat with my friends on a branchThe last glow of the sunset just pastI was restless so reach outI tapped Sally’s sideAnd with nearly a whisper“Tag, you’re it”Sally reached back and grinned“Tag, you’re it”In a flash I tap Gavin and yell“TAG, YOU’RE I...

Learning a new poem

9 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments AnOrdinaryTechLife

I was asked to learn a new poem“Cheese in my dogs ears”?Theres cheese in my dogs earsIt really does reekTheres cheese in my dogs earsIts been there for weeksTheres cheese in my dogs earsIt makes the cat puuuurTheres cheese in my dogs earsIt sticks to...

Lamenting the arrival of autumn

7 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AnOrdinaryTechLife

This week the temperature fell and the weather turned, a fore warning of the glum feeling that can accompany the arriving autumn season. Maybe this year more than others the passing of summer has been tougher to cope with. The knowledge that mornings...

An Autumnal Brouhaha

5 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments AnOrdinaryTechLife

The wind wretches the tressLeaves lashed free and fly like confettiThe fat rain squashed flat on the windowIt runs down in broad trails like teams of racing snailsInside I sit by glowing embersKept live by the swirling draw up through the chimneyI ga...

Orchestra of the moors

30 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AnOrdinaryTechLife

I wake to whispers on the windAnd rasping thickets of grass aroundThe slurping shoreline of the lakeA conquering shriek of buzzardsPushed higher into warming skies I though I was alone in quietudeSwaddled amidst the early mistThen as the pale sun cla...

Uncovering summers gems

17 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AnOrdinaryTechLife

I wind along the field edgeToasted golden by the days end sunOn one side a regiment of corn lined up crisplyFaced off against the rabble of an unruly hedgeHidden amongst the heaving maelstromI find summers pitch black-purple tasty gems   Thank you Pu...

Horse in the haze

13 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AnOrdinaryTechLife

A heavy heat cuddles the hillsa day long haze obscures the viewsat the fringe of the field half hidden by shadestands the handsome grey steedunmoving, eyes drawn, half closedhis tail a fan that swats the fliesand brings a desperate, cooling breeze.  ...

In the company of the Moors

3 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AnOrdinaryTechLife

Today I aimed to scale a moor I call in clouds to hide my paths I made my way into the greyThe silence wraps me as I walk I raise my breath, A biting galeIt nips the fleshAnd stalls the step I grit my teeth, lean in and pushEach step lifts me to my g...

Failing I

28 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AnOrdinaryTechLife

I think and process, all too clear.I know to give and yet I fear,Her thoughts and fears still elude meI think and process no longer clear.I want to give, yet still I fear.   Thank you Publish0x, take care. Share your ideas and thoughts in the comment...