So I went to see Everest in 3D last night. Because it was there. At the cinema, in case clarification is required: I didn’t schlep to the foothills of the Himalayas after work yesterday, and certainly not with these inappropriately shod feet. The fact that I went to the pictures at all is an achievement […]

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Things I don’t get: “Crumbed” ham. At no point ever in my life have I a) witnessed the following exchange: Customer: “I’d like a ham sandwich please” Waiter: “Certainly sir, coming right up” Customer: “Oh wait – I want the ham with the weird sludgy yellow shit round the outside” Waiter: “Ah sorry sir we’re […]

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I seized a moment of domestic motivation to tidy some drawers and found a couple of ancient recipe books. Here’s a recipe for ye oldde lettyce and tomattoe saladde, should you be stumped for such a tricksy recipe at any time.    Additionally, if you’ve a sheep’s head lurking in the fridge, which I sincerely doubt, […]

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   Guys, guys, guys… I’ve seen and heard some crazy shit spouted these past few days. Sympathy and desire to help isn’t mutually exclusive. We can feel empathy and solidarity with more than one cause at a time. We’re just human beings on an insignificant lump of rock circling an insignificant star. Above all though […]

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Well I’ve had quite the lovely few days, despite the dental issue earlier in the week which foreshadowed my weekend. Teeth and matters of the mouth have loomed large this past year. I realise I’m not getting any younger but must bits and bobs keep falling off/breaking/letting me down?  The weird antibiotics were like a […]

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No matter how much you’re dreading a thing, it’ll soon pass. That’s as true as death and taxes. (Unless it’s like a reaaaaally long prison sentence or having someone talk you through their holiday snaps – then time drags like buggery and sometimes even goes into reverse).  You might be wondering why I’ve gone all […]

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I just typed “apologies for dearth of blogging” and made myself chuckle. I always chuckle when I read “apologies for not blogging for a while” on blogs, as if everyone’s hanging on to sanity by their fingertips, waiting for the next pronouncement, yet here I am apologising for dearth of blogging. Truth is, I’ve been […]

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