Category Archives: Culture

Cofvefe

Something. Today I have already done something. I’ve done coming into town for coffee and that’s where I am right now, coffeeing. Because I can make any word I like a verb and you can’t stop me – I’ve got … Continue reading

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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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The Great Asparagus

Yesterday afternoon was an academic treat. I took a break from dry political statistics of the 1830s and attended a lecture on the legacy of European colonialism by now EU member states. I learned many things I didn’t know – … Continue reading

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Torny

My body is rebelling. I’d like to have taken it out to enjoy some of the sights and fun of Exeter Pride today but my body is cross with me for spending a couple of days moving about and being … Continue reading

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TFI

Friday, said Mr Kipling, annoyingly because he had nothing to do with my Friday and he doesn’t even exist; he’s just a capitalist chimera masquerading as your elderly, cakey friend. I am your elderly, cakey friend, not him, and don’t … Continue reading

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What A Banker

Fire your starting pistols into the air for today is Blank Holiday. Actually, scrap that, give your starting pistols the day off for today is Blank Holiday. Don’t begin any races or rob any inconveniently closed building societies. It’s the … Continue reading

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Laugh It Up, Fuzzball

When I was a teenager, Saturday morning in town was such an exciting time. Friends from different schools were around, girls were showing off their latest fashionable attire, shops were so busy it made shop-lifting ridiculously easy, pocket money jangled … Continue reading

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