December

I’m sure you’ve all noticed by now that it is, without a shadow of doubt, December. If nothing else, the ceaseless adverts for perfume, chocolate and some really REALLY faked Christmases (c’mon, does ANYONE have a Christmas like the ones on the telly?) should have clued you in. There is no denying it. It is most definitely Christmas. Which means two things. 1. The Christmas decorations will go up this weekend, and I’ll spend as much time as I can avoiding doing just that. 2. Blogs all over the land will start their ‘best of’ lists and recaps. Except this one. I thought I’d state it right now just in case any of you are waiting with baited breath, because …

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I have a revelation!

Apparently, and this MAY come as a shock to some of you… in fact, before I continue perhaps some of you should make sure you are sitting down, even if you already are. So, please could you (yes, you) double check that you can feel your body weight being supported by your arse on something (hopefully) cushioned. I mean that the seat is cushioned, of course, not that I think you have a fat arse.. In fact perhaps some of you should prepare yourselves by making sure you have a stiff drink ready, purely for medicinal purposes of course. OK. All set? Right. The revelation is…. Actually perhaps I should mention that this is not a Revelation with a capital …

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Questions Answered #7

In a desperate effort to gain some weird form of validation, I stole an idea for a blog post and begged my readers to ask me a question. And they did. The buggers. Now I have to answer them. Question 7: Hans adopts the “complete this sentence” approach and gives me the opening line of “If one life is all you get, then:” which is a bit of a broad sweeping statement but, hey that’s never stopped me in the past. If one life is all you get, then you’d better live it to the full! That’s what everyone thinks, right? You’ve only one life, so why waste it doing menial things like.. ohh I dunno, washing the car, brushing …

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10 minutes

Jesus H. Christ on a bike. A quick recap for ya, whilst re-mortgaging Louise and I freed up some extra funds. The mortgage has been processed and we got our cheque for a not insubstantial amount of money (well, to us anyway). However as the mortgage is in joint names, the cheque we received was made out to the same, which is a slight problem as Louise and I don’t have a joint account. It’s one of those things we’ve always meant to do but have never really had a reason to until now. So, two weeks ago, we nipped into the local branch of my bank to get Louise added onto my account. Simple enough, right? We sat with …

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Pursuit of pleasure

Partially nicked from yesterday’s Independent. According to Michael Flocker’s The Hedonism Handbook there are 10 signs you’re in too deep: You no longer remember anyone’s phone number because they’re all in your mobile You e-mail people who are seated within 20ft of you You make itineraries for your holidays The idea of a full week without internet access fills you with terror You are bored if the television isn’t on You have to watch the news every day, just to be sure the world isn’t ending You regularly watch sitcoms that you have seen countless times before You are unable to sit still and think in silence Your conversation regularly revolves around the lives of others instead of your own …

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Dang, I missed itMeant to post something at 3:03pm. Darn. And yes I realise to be properly accurate I should’ve posted at 3:03am but no chance of that happening. 3rd of the 3rd of the 3rd of the 3rd of the 3rd. Ohh and is ANYONE else watching 24? I think I may have to find a fan forum, I’m completely hooked!

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Not quite right

And finally. If ANYONE can come up with a better ‘logo’ please drop me a line. I like the grey and subtle red dots, but it just doesn’t seem to fit – suggestions, creations etc all most welcome!

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