Miscellany

Blowing Wind. No, not my new hobby, but the horse I pulled out of our office sweepstake for the Grand National. Initial reaction: “Blowing Wind? Flaming heck, sounds like some also-ran donkey…” Reaction after reading the above news article: “You mean people actually fancy it to win? Wow…” I did win last year’s sweepstake (Ahh Papillion) but I don’t expect a repeat to be honest. I just can’t hear a commentator screaming “And it’s Blowing Wind, down the last furlong, stretching his lead. BLOWING WIND IS GOING TO WIN THE NATIONAL!!!” Passing Time in the Loo Volume 1. Badly named, as it can also be read on the train or during your lunch break. Admittedly you do get some funny …

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