Monthly Archives: February 2013

How the Vest was Won…

I want a hi-viz vest. You can do absolutely anything if you have a hi-viz vest. You can run the railways, standing, chatting on the platform as old ladies stagger by with their luggage; you can issue penalty notices as … Continue reading

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The Metaphorical Zulus of Calamity…

Friday morning commenced well. I managed to evade my parental responsibilities for a full half hour, and lay undisturbed in bed, contemplating the day ahead. The small intellectual part of my brain was quite quiescent, having conceded the floor, timidly, … Continue reading

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Senate Committee for Overdue Contract Fund [sic]…

I dare say we’ve all received one of these compelling sub-Saharan solicitations from some diligent panjandrum. Though they can’t usually spell, they normally head up an august financial institution that has, by some freak of fortuity, been endowed with untold … Continue reading

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Nazi Gold…

Join one family, as they struggle to survive the February freeze! Nazi Gold is a tale of specious morality, corporate intransigence, wanton child neglect and WW2 militaria… “Hallelujah for Third Reich Memorabilia!” Now, I’ve written some off-beat sentences in my … Continue reading

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Horse D’oeuvres

When you think of the some of the circumstances or conditions often associated with eating a horse, I suppose you can see why there’s currently such popular uproar about this latest food scandal. First and foremost, eating horse usually means … Continue reading

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The Dead Pool…

It’s Saturday 2nd February 2013. February isn’t as dysmal as January, but it’s not far off. It wasn’t raining: That’s good; It was very cold: That’s bad. It was especially bad because I had been press ganged into taking the … Continue reading

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