Category Archives: friendship

He Cites References, He Scores!

Modern Humanities Research Association. MHRA, if you want to refer to them without taking up so many syllables. It’s been a long time since I checked their style guide but spent maybe an hour this morning reading through some of … Continue reading

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Snotface

So I haven’t not been no so well over the weekend and that’s a lot of negatives for one sentence because that’s how it felt: really fucking negative. But I guess it’s relative and I don’t mean I have an … Continue reading

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Memories Of An Old Friend

Over the weekend an old friend passed away after a prolonged period of illness. Neil was the first guy who let me ride pillion on his motorbike – a yellow and green Honda 185, if memory serves – when I … 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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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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Dragon George

Let’s celebrate St. George’s day by also not being British, possibly not existing and definitely not fighting any dragons because they definitely don’t exist. Although I guess the perfect person to fight a non-existent dragon is a fictitious saint because … Continue reading

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