Author Archives: Robert Pogson

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.

 Charging Electric Vehicles

“I am convinced many comments are from tree-hugging crazies living in their parents basement that don’t have an EV. Many advocate plugging into a standard ac outlet. My owners manual says that is only for an emergency and constant use … Continue reading

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What Goes Around Comes Around

There were flickers of hope when Senator Collins of Maine spent hours studying the report from the FBI on Kavanaugh’s background. It turns out she had made her mind up and was digging for supporting evidence. What disgusted me was … Continue reading

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Conservative Of What?

“Trump will become an undeniably consequential President with the Senate due to vote Saturday to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, consecrating the conservative majority that has long been the impossible dream of the GOP.” See President Donald Trump’s winning … Continue reading

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The Wild Wild Web

I came upon an interesting site with an article reasonable well-written with interesting comments. I wanted to add my own comment… I tried to log in through FaceBook but was told that the password field etc. mustn’t be blank… Why … Continue reading

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The Last Harvest

Winter is closing in here. Daytime temperatures have fallen to the point where little or no growth can happen. Frost has killed many leaves. So, I harvested my horseradish, asparagus seeds (again), and the grapes. It’s amazing how many grapes … Continue reading

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Electra Meccanica to Open Its First U.S. SOLO Dealership This Month in Los Angeles

“the company is preparing to open its first U.S. SOLO single-passenger EV dealership this month in the Studio City portion of Los Angeles, CA. The dealership, at 11685 Ventura Blvd., is on the corner of Ventura Blvd, and Colfax, sandwiched … Continue reading

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The Future According To Me

The disgusting show in the Senate’s “inJustice” committee last week is the icing on the cake. Everyone who wants justice will vote against the party of pigs/Trump/Kavanaugh. Everyone who doesn’t want SCOTUS to be just another committee run by pigs/Trump/Kavanaugh … Continue reading

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EMV Set For Production Of The Solo EV

Electra Meccanica Vehicles has some pictures of it’s new production facility in China. It’s huge with plenty of room to expand. With 18 full-time assemblers on the go and the huge space they should be able to produce hundreds per … Continue reading

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The World Of Politics (As I Would Wish It…)

I’ve been watching USAian politics with rapt attention for a couple of years now. Oh, the horror… The mid-term elections look like the best hope to right the ship. The Ds seem set to regain control of the House. They … Continue reading

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Retired Folk With EVs

“Electric vehicles aren’t just for young Silicon Valley hipsters. The latest to join the ranks of EV pioneers is septuagenarian retired farmer Sylvia Wilson, who recently drove a Tesla Model S all the way around the Australian coast — a … Continue reading

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To Maple Or Not To Maple, That Is The Question

Maples love my yard. They grow like weeds here. The wind blows seeds in from somewhere and they grow. I’ve collected a few seeds along the road when I walk and they grow. So far, I’ve collected these kinds: Manitoba … Continue reading

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Grand Kids

Life is always interesting with the grand kids visiting. Tonight when I did my walkabout to make sure the house was in order, I discovered that I had spilled some oil when I topped up the damned ICEd vehicle… In … Continue reading

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