Category Archives: Film

Lock, Stock and Twelve Smoking Thursdays

This is the twelfth Thursday of lockdown. Count them. You can use your toes if necessary. Sure, I’ll wait… …see, twelve of the buggers. How in hell have I crawled through so many weeks in isolation? By inventing a completely … Continue reading

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June Oh

June is not busting out all over; it is anxiously walking on the opposite side of the road from any other months, clad in a mask that would make an early-90s raver envious, washing its hands every ten minutes. Because … Continue reading

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Brain The Size of a Planet (Harris)

If you like your Fridays stupid then you’re in luck. This one is the stupidest Friday since the last stupid Friday. It’s no good at algebra, hasn’t read any books, thinks Michelangelo painted the Sixteenth Chapel and eats its breakfast … Continue reading

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Beep Boop

The last few days have been tough. My body has been yelling at me and the only refuge from pain has been sleep. Today I managed to take delivery of some groceries without feeling like being out of bed was … Continue reading

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Can You Hear My Bum Fernando?

Is it possible to develop Stockholm Syndrome concerning yourself? I hope so as I might otherwise have to acknowledge that ultimately I am being confined by order of Boris Johnson and I really, really, don’t want to start developing salacious … Continue reading

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Apocalipsmackin’thirstquenchin’acetastin’motivatin’goodbuzzin’cooltalkin’highwalkin’fastlivin’evergivin’coolfizzin

In the middle of the night, I go walking to the fridge. Not for food but for the sage counsel it has been offering up during this, the fifth week of confinement. “Judder judder judder” it says, which we all … Continue reading

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God Bless Mrs Ethel Shroake

Welcome, listeners, and also welcome. Here we go again with the meaningless drivel masquerading as a blog which currently tries to convey what it’s like inside my brain during the lockdown of the covids. As nobody is calling it…yet. Welcome. … Continue reading

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Boxer Beat

Unexpected food arrived today. I hadn’t ordered it from a grocery store; it came from Boris Johnson. Sort of. It was a government food parcel for those in the vulnerable cripple category which they hadn’t told me I was going … Continue reading

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Non-Adjectival Thursday

Oops. I have done overlooked the fact that tomorrow is Good. And Friday. Which makes it Good Friday in combination and therefore the shops are shut. Really should have sorted myself out a delivery of groceries then, shouldn’t I? I’m … Continue reading

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Towed In A Hole

When you’ve had five Aprils and thirteen Marches before them and they’ve all been spent confined to your home, why then it’s time to poke out one of your eyes with a courgette peeler. Damn, I don’t have a courgette … Continue reading

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