Archive for the ‘Noise’ Category

Secret Sound

27Dec18

What the hell is this buzz? This mysterious noise in the hallway of our new apartment never goes away. It started about a month ago and is more noticeable at night. At first I thought it was a neighbour’s fridge or freezer but it doesn’t cycle on and off, it’s continuous. The other side of […]


Radio Ga Ga

16Apr18

Is radio finished? I never listen to the radio anymore. I listen to a lot of radio stations but not on a device that picks up broadcast audio through AM, FM or DAB. I listen online. At work, I listen through a PC, at home though my iMac, my Macbook, or my Amazon Echo. In […]


How would you like it if while you were having a relaxing moment, someone started using an angle grinder, just a few yards away from you? How about a pneumatic drill or a chainsaw? That’s what happens in public toilets. It’s since hot air hand driers became supercharged. Some of them are louder than any […]