Monthly Archive: November 2017

Go easy on my teeth

Posted on November 30, 2017

Years ago I used to be scared of the dentist. Now I have a new fear: the hygienist!




I thought hygienists were there to give your teeth a gentle clean. The dental equivalent of a wet wipe. But instead they come at you with.. >>> more

Are you trying to be funny?

Posted on November 07, 2017

Picture the scene. A small harbour restaurant in the south of France. A nervous young waiter. 


It is clearly his first day and he is visibly trembling as he approaches my table. He says he’d like to present me with an amooth booth... >>> more

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He piles 'em high

Posted on February 21, 2018

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