Christmas Songs & How To Categorise Them…

I think you’ll disagree, one of the good things about the festive season is the music. Christmas songs ROCK! Well, they do during the first 25 days of December, or when you’re really, REALLY drunk – the rest of the time they’re a fetid pile of reindeer cack. But let’s ignore that fact for now […]

Why David Attenborough Can Never Be King of England…

David Attenborough’s brilliant, isn’t he? I mean proper superfriggincalivagifeckspialidocious-type fantastic. Everything about him is ‘cool’, from his cheerful  unconcern at having the type of hair that goes all floppy when he’s having a bit of a rumpus with a surly gorilla, to that voice of his – like partially melted Rolos that have been spiked […]

Grandad, we love you … no, really, we do!

Originally written in Spring 2010. My grandfather is a one-man cabaret act during breakfast time, and the time has now come for me to share this unique form of entertainment with you. Because, frankly, if I have to suffer it – so do you. That’s the deal here. That’s what blogs are for, offloading your […]

Spring & Duck Lust …

(Originally written in spring ’09) At last it’s here. It’s been a long, cold winter but finally the temperature is starting to creep up, blossom is budding on the trees, the first of the daffodils are poking out their old lady bonnets and the animal kingdom is horny as hell. One of the things I […]