Author Archives: Mark

Rajang… The Greatest Orangutan

Very sad news today… Rajang the orangutan has finally passed away at Colchester Zoo. He had been struggling with chronic arthritis and other health issues over recent years, and finally after 50 years it was time to say goodbye. Sleep … Continue reading

Posted in Cajuzi, Colchester Zoo, Knowledge, Rajang | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

BT… It’s Me… Hello?

Last week at home we had the unfortunate matter of our landline home telephone deciding to no longer work. It just stopped. Holiday mode I imagine. As if by magic it just suddenly went silent during Tuesday morning, and to be … Continue reading

Posted in Cajuzi, Entertainment, Home Life | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Earth Will Self Destruct In One Minute!

So there you have it, it’s all in a headline. If the headline doesn’t grab you by the time you’ve read the last word then the chances are you won’t bother to read the news story. Unless you’re bored of course. … Continue reading

Posted in Cajuzi, Knowledge, Out and About | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Royal Mint’s London 2012 Olympic Collection… Worthless!

Have you ever heard someone utter the words, “a licence to print money”? Hmm, yes probably. It’s a nice thought and a great privilege if you’re allowed to do it. Well, the Royal Mint has that very privilege. They also … Continue reading

Posted in Cajuzi, Entertainment, Home Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Don’t Worry, I’ll Do It Later… Much Later

Quite often I feel as though I never have any free time. Well, when I say free time, I guess I really mean spare time. That’s spare time to do something else. You see, I have a list of tasks that … Continue reading

Posted in Cajuzi, Home Life | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Records Are There To Be Broken… So What’s Next?

Every day it seems as though we are exposed to all kinds of facts and figures. For example, we can be presented with a list of percentages relating to the next political vote, or maybe some statistics from a recent survey. … Continue reading

Posted in Cajuzi, Entertainment, Knowledge | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

That’s Just A Silly Idea…

There are plenty of organisations that offer help for one reason or another. It could be some guidance on how to use an appliance for example. Others give options of advice on how to fix a leaking tap. If you are stuck on … Continue reading

Posted in Cajuzi, Out and About | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

You’re Famous… Why’s That?

Yesterday I read a news article regarding the passing of Joe Frazier. At the age of 67 he lost his journey in life a month after being diagnosed with liver cancer. Now, this article isn’t entirely about Joe Frazier, it’s more … Continue reading

Posted in Cajuzi, Knowledge | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Busy Doing Nothing… Or Are They?

It seems as though wherever I look nowadays there are workmen about. On roads, street corners and even shopping centres. They are everywhere. However, despite this huge presence it’s rare to see a workman working by himself. Take this morning … Continue reading

Posted in Out and About, Travel | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Risks Before Dawn… Oh, That’s Clever!

Whilst driving into work this morning I had a few “shake my head in disbelief” moments. First up were the drivers who failed to switch on their headlights. It was pretty dark as dawn hadn’t yet woken up. I’m amazed at how … Continue reading

Posted in Out and About, Travel | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

When I Grow Up I Want To Be…

Children have always looked up to others, and I don’t just mean literally. I’m sure we’ve all had at least one dream of becoming someone special in our lifetime. For example, a little girl might have aspirations to become a famous … Continue reading

Posted in Out and About, Travel | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

One Giant Lie… No Leap, I Mean Leap!

If we are accused of doing something that we never did then we will generally protest our innocence. Likewise, if we are accused of doing something that we have actually done, but shouldn’t have, then we may still try to protest … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sky Need To Take A Leaf…

Last month Sky TV offered Sky Sports free for an entire weekend.  This meant that any Sky subscriber who hadn’t paid to receive Sky Sports as part of their TV package deal would be able to watch it. That’s free of … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Sorry… What Did You Say His Name Was?

During my time at school and college I loved Mathematics.  It was definitely my best subject and I clearly had a logical mind that fitted in well. Another subject that I was pretty good at during college was Physics.  In … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Just Need To Change One Thing… The Words!

I recently read an article that highlighted blatant mistakes in some supermarket labels. For instance, Wilkinsons were selling Colgate toothpaste at £2.60 each, or 2 for £6. Hardly encouragement to buy two if you ask me. Then ASDA chipped in with their … Continue reading

Posted in Out and About | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Rise of the… No, just sit down!

Have you been to the cinema lately?  I have. I recently ventured out to see the Rise of the Planet of the Apes.  It was an enjoyable evening but I got a little agitated by what happened at the end.  … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Out and About | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Swim? I’d Rather Jump!

Just a quick little story if you have 4 or 5 minutes to spare… I’m writing this whilst sitting in row 39, in seat C, on a Thomas Cook flight bound for Gatwick. It’s an aisle seat lined up alongside … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Why Cajuzi?

Welcome to Cajuzi..! Who knows where this may lead.  I will be writing about many things, mainly anything that makes me think ”hang on a minute?” So why Cajuzi? Well, in short, I wanted a word that was well… short I … Continue reading

Posted in Cajuzi | Tagged , | 1 Comment