STORIES: OUT & ABOUT

The Hairy Eared Hound

March 2nd, 2020|

Children's literature is the best. When The Son was growing up, I loved reading to him. I do a pretty passable #Eeyore. Some have even commended [...]

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The Long Way Round

February 3rd, 2020|

What could be nicer than to live it up with a couple of friends, eat canapés (not part of my five a day), drink an immodest [...]

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It’s A Spaghetti Western

January 27th, 2020|

Storm Brendon, council Christmas tree disposal policy and a long walk home don't appear to have much in common. Put them all together and you can [...]

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Joy To The World

December 24th, 2019|

Forget the heralding of Christmas with the purchase of industrial quantities of Brussel Sprouts. Better to trumpet the festivities with the Jerusalem artichoke. It achieves the [...]

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Knocking On Doors

December 10th, 2019|

The drama of elections is not all it's cracked up to be. It's largely tedium and data entry. I'm sure about this. I've been out canvassing [...]

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Baba Black Sheep

December 1st, 2019|

Anyone who’s been lucky enough to receive the Freedom of the City of London is, to a Freeman or Free Sister, asked if that means they [...]

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The Twitcher

November 18th, 2019|

In a late night dash for home, it occurred to me that there was no milk in the fridge and so a short detour was called [...]

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Spanx Pants

October 21st, 2019|

I love a party. I love an elegant pair of shoes, but not enough to wear them for longer than I have to. Having a back [...]

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