Look at this:
What you’re looking at is a blackboard located at my local IKEA which I recently visited. Now I am mostly an open-minded person but I am quite averse to worshiping characters of any kind, whether religious, fictional, good or evil, when I am browsing home furnishings.
I can only imagine the […]
Most days I have breakfast at home before I go to work. I know how to do breakfast. Make some coffee, put some bread in the toaster. Some days there’s something more interesting like crumpets. Pour a glass of orange juice if there’s time. Any idiot can do breakfast.
Not, it turns out, the people […]
When you’re walking around a shop there is a fair amount of pressure. You, as a consumer, need to spend your money otherwise the shop won’t be there anymore. So what will you buy? What wonders would you prefer to spend your hard-earned cash on?
For instance, would you like to buy this?
Here’s a tragic story. Have a handkerchief handy to soak up your tears.
On Friday I got out my notepad and settled in to pay my fullest attention to Suggs’ 1995 masterpiece, The Lone Ranger. It will be the latest in my increasingly popular series of album reviews for the Beans.
Having made notes on […]
So… there’s nothing quite like the English language. It can manipulated and distorted in so many ways that what it resembles now is completely different to how it was a hundred, fifty, even twenty years ago.
That said, sometimes innovation does not happen overnight. You have to allow it to simmer for a while. It […]
In the last two weeks, the following things have broken.
My central heating boiler, which was broken for a week My phone, which had to be sent off for a week and a half My coffee pot, which still isn’t fixed My watch, which still isn’t fixed My iPod, which I had buy parts to […]
I’m definitely getting old. I mean, we all know this, it’s not news to any of us. But sometimes I still get surprised by my reaction to things.
The other day I was on a London Tubular Train. These are clever trains that have the corners sliced off so that they can run in the […]
Take a seat. Clean up your mess. In fact, you might want to reverse the order of those things. As long as you get them both done.
You should know that you may be within the vicinity of a local celebrity. Not that I like to spoil the surprise but the recent release of […]