Tag Archives: rain

He Works For Peanuts, You Know

Plip. Plop. Plip. These are not sound effects for a gippy tummy, this is the noise the rain makes outside my window. Just my window, nobody else’s. This is my own personal rain cloud. God has written my name in … Continue reading

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Your Inside Is Out When Your Outside Is In

You’ve been outside before, haven’t you? It’s made of cold and grizzle. Not grizzly – I don’t live in Northern America – but grizzle which is a peculiar blend of grumpy and drizzle which ensures that human and environment are … Continue reading

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That Phoney King Of England

By law it ought to be Spring now. By. Law. Clocks went forward over the weekend signifying the terms and conditions signed by King John at the Magnum Cartridge, or something, must be ratified and spring weather should now be … Continue reading

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Haight Speech

California. So good they named it California, San Francisco. So good that nobody calls it Frisco. I’m here. My battered old body is rather unreliable and wobbly but I got here. Well, you know, this is where the plane was … Continue reading

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I Want To Dive Into Your Ocean

The problem with rain is it is mostly made of water. The problem with water is it’s really rather wet. The problem with wetness is…are you shitting me? You don’t know what the problem with wetness is? What’s wrong with … Continue reading

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Outside It’s America*

If you sing that Bambi song about the drippy droppy April showers to the tune of ‘Summertime’ it’s ironic. And an accurate description of August in the UK. Europe has been basking in a heatwave so overwhelming that fears for … Continue reading

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Every Day Would Be The First Day of Spring…

Springy sprungy. No really, it have. Unlike virtually every other first official day of summer in England since history began last year, today did not sneer at the concept of human seasons by raining and raining and raining. Oh no, … Continue reading

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