A Big Black Car

April 23rd, 2023|

The Grand, is obsessed with cars. He lamented the lack of cars in this house. He’s not bothered about reverting to the use of my bus [...]

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Danny the Guide Dog

January 25th, 2022|

Not that this has ever happened to me, but if I were to find myself in a long and boring zoom call, I might feel inclined [...]

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Dukes and Ducks

March 15th, 2021|

There is a fine line between fame and infamy and oh how easy it is to cross that line and achieve infamy by mistake. It was [...]

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Jobs For The Girls

December 18th, 2019|

"Get a job with a pension" was the plea of Alan Pickering's' parents. He did. He became a pensions guru. Someone has to do it and [...]

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Your Point Is?

August 11th, 2019|

There's been a great thread on #Twitter about pointless #Braille. Can there be such a thing? Yes, but should the question be; in the digital age [...]

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Northern Delights

June 12th, 2019|

I've been to Gateshead, where despite the chill winds, skirts are still high. Northern women are tough, resilient to the elements but not without a soft [...]

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The Side Hussle

May 12th, 2019|

Nowadays it's not uncommon to have a job that is part of the grand scheme of your career as well as a job on the side, [...]

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Bowled Over

April 28th, 2019|

Now I'm alert to the risks that public parks present me with: stray dogs with large teeth that will "hound" you for your lunch or even [...]

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