Wandering Thoughts

April 19, 2010

Getting Out More Often

Filed under: Staying Places — terence @ 9:59 pm
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I was going to post something last night but the freakin internet was down. I don’t know why. It was just down.

This wasn’t good. Or at least it didn’t seem good at first, but then a strange thing happened. I turned the computer off and did something I haven’t done in ages. A real blast from the past. Something that reminded me that there’s more to the world than the written word on an LCD screen. Something just a little frightening. But uplifting too.

I watched telly.

Dr Who to be exact. The latest season. It’s been years since I saw the good Dr in action and the world has moved on a bit (cell-phones and flash drives, and computer viruses) but that which made it great first time round was still there: an imperiled planet, frightening bad guys, a humorous hero, and – for the lucky heroine – an escape from suburbia. It was so much fun. A reminder of what the world has to offer.

And so, dear readers, from now on I’m planning to get out more often. Out of the chair that is. And onto the sofa. Watching TV. A least when Dr Who is on…

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