I wouldn’t call myself hardened or jaded, but I can generally sniff out a video designed to make money off the fruit of one’s loins. They generally sicken me and rank right alongside any sappy Hallmark meme someone has unwittingly cross-stitched to my Facebook page. No thank you! […]
Hi there! I am an American who washed up on the shores of England over 25 years ago. I decided that if my life is an open book anyway, I better start writing some of it down before I get too old to remember that I enjoyed most of it. And if I can make you choke on your bagel or snort coffee out your nose from time to time, I feel I have succeeded in my mission here. Someone has to do it. Welcome to the comedrama dust bath that is my life...
You know, blogging is a funny business. Well, if you can call it that. I have yet to earn a single penny from this little journey into self-deprecation and artistic pretence, not that I have tried overly hard… Yet despite the usual monetary measurement of success, I cannot […]
My air purifier switches off promptly at 7 a.m. and as usual, my response is classically Pavlovian. Once the white noise disappears, I am completely and absolutely awake, and to be honest, it is a kinder wakeup call than Pavlov’s bell. I am, however, immediately hungry. (Go figure!) Precisely […]
HH and I have a long history of music analysis. This is not to say, however, that it is all serious debate – quite often, HH’s inner 14-year-old comes out to play, and he rewrites the lyrics just for fun. Tonight, “Shining Light” by Ash was playing in […]
I’m half expecting choirs of angels to appear in these glorious clouds. I’ve decided it is worth getting up early. If I had listened to my pillow, here is what I might have missed: A little walk with my chickens round the garden in a crisp breeze, bathed in […]