Snow…

It never fails to surprise me when I hear somebody say they hate snow – they might as well say they don’t like Kinder Surprise eggs or baby hedgehogs, it all registers at the same level on the Incredulity Scale as far as I’m concerned.  I love snow.  I look forward to it every year, […]

Poetry (Warning: may contain poetry)…

Apparently, it’s National Poetry Day.  For anybody who might have been tussling with that ages old conundrum ‘Is poetry really awesome or is it OK to assume it’s just a load of pretentious old wordguff?’ – here is your answer: poetry IS brilliant! Just look! It’s SO amazing it has been given its very own […]

Proof that secrets & boredom inevitably lead to trouble…

We all have little secrets, don’t we? Things that we choose to keep to ourselves, things that, for various reasons, are too precious, personal or downright embarrassing to share with anybody else, such as an unrequited crush, a medical condition or a collection of Barry Manilow albums. Secrets are a fundamental part of human nature. […]

Would you like some superiority with your cheese?…

Don’t you just love other people’s dinner parties? All that free food and booze; getting bored and pretending you need a wee so that you can have a good snout through their bathroom cabinet; playing stupid games into the small hours and cheating because you HAVE to win EVERYTHING – except Monopoly, which is too […]

Anthropoid Enchantment…

I was randomly looking at stuff on YouTube today when I came across a clip from a show called “Monkey”. It was originally shown in the 70’s in the UK but has since been repeated due to a cult status and public demand. It’s truly bizarre stuff, but extremely entertaining if you like that kind […]