Monthly Archive: December 2010

Expecting a delivery?

Posted on December 31, 2010

Why can't courier firms get things from one place to another on time? I mean it’s not as if they are multi tasking. They are set up to do just one thing – deliver – or fail to deliver as has been my experience. You wouldn’t expect a bakery to keep.. >>> more

Stockings for me

Posted on December 31, 2010

I don’t understand the allure of camping out in the middle of the night just so that you can be first in line for the Next sale. Or bagging a place at the head of the Selfridges queue, your nose jammed so tightly against the door that you literally.. >>> more

Bah Humbug!

Posted on December 15, 2010

I've been burgled. Yes, really! Where's the Christmas spirit? More to the point, where's my computer?
I'm bashing this out on a borrowed laptop but hope to be up and running again soon. In the meantime I hope you enjoy my short story.
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This is your captain speaking

Posted on August 30, 2018

We were flying Ryanair from Stansted Airport. 



We were.. >>> more

Let the wind blow high, let the wind blow low

Posted on June 27, 2018

I spent last week on the island of Skye. It was lovely, apart from the wind... >>> more

Thirty minus one

Posted on April 29, 2018

Thirty years married. How could it have slipped our.. >>> more