Tag: <span>Billy Connolly</span>

Dentist this morning, a hygienist visit only thankfully (no I don’t floss enough, I know, I know) then the car goes into the garage this afternoon to get a bump stop replaced. I think. It may be two bump stops. I’m not sure. It’s under warranty and has something to do with the suspension. After that I know nothing, which is exactly how car manufacturers want it these days and I guess I’m quite happy with the state of things too as I’ve not been bothered enough to go and find out what it is (mainly because, hey, it’s free).

As such I’m working at home today, which means I get to hear Ollie getting stuck in a large brown paper bag, and then ripping his way out. Alas no photos as I was upstairs and he was down. All I heard was the noise and by the time I got there a small slightly sheepish looking cat was glaring at the remnants of the paper bag.

The weekend was good, got loads done on Saturday including by some new shirts for work. I bought several from one store (all of the same brand and size, just different designs) and for some reason only half of them fit. Grrrrrr. Still that should really be my incentive to start losing weight.

Speaking of which I have started doing some basic exercises aimed at improving my flexibility, which shouldn’t be hard as I’m as rigid as a board most of the time, and toning up those muscles I’ve not used since October. My arms and legs are a little sore today but that’s fine.

My stomach is also sore, as are my sides and my face, again remnants of the weekend as Saturday night was spent celebrating the 21st birthday of my nephew and I honestly don’t think I’ve laughed so much and so hard… well since I saw Lee Evans a couple of years ago. Suffice to say that one of Louise’s cousins, Sharon, is hysterical. She tells stories, peppering them with enough references and imagery so you can picture things, in a manner similar to Billy Connolly. It’s observational and personal stuff for the main but, I mean this seriously, she really could go on stage.

Most of Sunday was spent chilling out and doing bugger all. Which given how hectic the past couple of weeks have been was a nice change. I even managed a nice little doze before dinner, before embarking on a fairly ass-kicking session of Lego Star Wars on the Wii.

Right, I need to go and dig out an email address. Does anyone else still have those promo Skype phones from 3? Do they want them back?? It was a month trial late last year and I’ve heard nothing… I’m sure I could shift them on eBay…


So I’ve been quiet over the past couple of days. I wish I had some real life things to report, but I don’t. I get up, go to work, go home, eat, go to bed. Essentially that’s been my life for the last few months, hence the long weekend I’m about to take. I won’t be near a computer, well USING a computer from Thursday night to probably late Monday night. I will be ‘away’. But I WILL be back.

Ohh and you have to put up with another day of rambling from me before then… sorry.

One thing I’ve been thinking about, prompted in no small way by Pinky’s promptings, is sexuality. What defines it, what I think it is, what it means to me, and where the boundaries (my boundaries obviously) lie between sexual – erotic – perverse (and even if they are in that order).

Obviously this has prompted discussions with my beloved wife, and despite the fact that we’ve been having sex (on and off) with each other for 12-13 years we still manage to keep things quite fresh. However those thoughts are for somewhere else. But you know me, I’ll be writing something about them soon…).

One other thought that has just popped into my head was our first time together which was the ‘first time’ for both us. Funny how I can’t get past the location, and as far as I know the only person I can chat to about it is Billy Connolly. (Please don’t ask, the obscure reference is all you are getting!)

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