Another blog from: Anthonyslark@yahoo.co.uk
It’s yet another gorgeous morning here in Lisbon and I always feel great on these bright sunny mornings, until I have to go outside that is. I far prefer being in my cool (relatively) apartment. That picture wasn’t taken in Lisbon. It was taken a few years ago in Saigon.
Yesterday I had a nightmare journey over to Alcantara. When I reached the nearby bus stop, the arrival indicator said the 727 bus would be there in 50 minutes. That was really long and unusual, even for a Sunday. I noticed four 727s passing in the opposite direction but I had to sit and wait in the hot bus stop for 45 minutes before a 727 came along. The bus was unbelievably packed and the driver did not even open the entry door so I had to squeeze myself in at the exit only door further along the bus. It was impossible to reach the ticket swipe machine so I just hoped that no ticket inspectors would board the bus. It was ridiculously hot and I had no place for my feet I hung on to a glass pane near the door. What a relief when my stop came in Alcantara. I thought that Kathmandu buses were bad but that was plain crazy. Going home the 727 bus was half empty and I had a seat. The airconditioning was working and the journey was pleasant. I never did find out what caused the very long delay with my first bus.
So I’m going to spend far, far less time in facebook. I’ve really had enough now. I am going to cancel almost all notifications and just keep the people who actually bother to comment under my posts. I was almost a prisoner to facebook, every day trying to comment as much as possible to my friends’ posts. I will answer all private messages as usual. So when people want to find me, they can. What I would really like is to have only a very low number of contacts who actually care about me and bother to make comments to my posts. I intend taking similar action here with my WordPress contacts and only follow the people who actually make an effort to keep in touch and make comments, like my very valued friend Pooja who always makes a huge effort. I know some people will be offended but I don’t know any other way. I am spending most of my life online these days and I have to get myself off.
PS. Only people with WordPress accounts are able to make comments here in WordPress. But for those who do want to make comments, getting an ID and password takes only a few minutes.
Some facebook contacts blindly click the LIKE under my blog link without even reading what I wrote. They don’t realise that they can be seen in WordPress. That is really making a fool of me so those people are also going to get deleted.