Category Archives: Blogging

Face

Husky but I’m not a dog. The snotface of the weekend has dropped down into the throatsicles where it is less painful, far less disruptive, but much more likely to make me sound like I still smoke 1000 cigarettes a … Continue reading

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Monocular

You know you’re getting old when an eye test involves the word ‘cataracts’. Or when you stare at the floor rather than at the attractive young woman walking towards you on the street because you know she’d wonder why ‘that … Continue reading

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The Life Grammatic*

Something glaringly obvious about me has demanded I recognise it properly again – the process of writing is extraordinarily important to me when it comes to understanding who I am and what sort of relationship I have with my world.  … Continue reading

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Baked In Vinegar

Its April the Ate, a festival of eating that doesn’t even exist but which is extremely popular in my imagination. To celebrate I’ve thus far slain and eaten the fatted breakfast cereals, thought about cake, thought about cake some more, … Continue reading

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And Heaven In A Wild Flower

I’ve had myself a nice weekend, how was yours? This is rhetorical but you could tell me if you like. Unless something really traumatic and awful happened, in which case don’t write a comment and let the whole world know, … Continue reading

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That’s The Very Piano Napoleon Played At Waterloo

You, bloody farmer, making me get up an hour earlier than I want to so you can plough your fields and scatter. If that were a phrase used euphemistically I think I’d be ok with it but you really plough … Continue reading

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Not A Lot

The four of Aprils, it’s up there in my top thirty of April playing cards. Deuces are high, banker takes mescaline; you know the rules so don’t fuck me about. No, I don’t have anything of merit to say today. … Continue reading

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