I know it has been a while since I last updated but I haven't really had that much to tell you of late. Last weekend I had the good fortune of bumping into two old friends from my Horseshoes days, namely the small hairy vegetable that is Sprout who is best described as one the … Continue reading Raymond Luxury Yacht Sends His Regards
You get to be a 6-year-old kid again for one day and one day only — plan your perfect 24 hours. Where do you go, what do you do, and with whom? I did a variation on this them a few weeks back so in true Monty Python style: "Now for something completely different." As … Continue reading Legen- wait for it- dary! Legendary!
How do you define the term “soulmate,” and do you believe in the existence of such a person — for you? I think the best way to sum up the definition of a soulmate for is in the immortal words of John Birks Gillespie when describing his friend and musical sparring partner Charlie Parker: "the … Continue reading Dizzy and the Bird
Write about the one X that got away — a person, an experience, a place you wanted to visit. How much would you change about your life to have it within reach again There are many times I have looked back at the things that might have been, be it a decision I didn't make, … Continue reading Pointless Nostalgic- That’s Me!
Interesting proposition posed by the Daily Prompt. The problem is I have so many to choose from.... My obvious answer would of course be the last of the Timelord, the good Doctor himself. But, that poses another question which one? There are thirteen of him to choose from, fourteen if you count the Valeyard. This would … Continue reading Character Assassin
Name five things in your house that make it a home. The Walls. It can't be a home if you haven't the means to hold a roof over your head. My extensive collection of books and music. My library ranges from classics such as The Illiad, The Old Curiosity Shop and The Sleeper Awakens, though … Continue reading That’s My Home
Do you ever find yourself doing something your parents used to do when you were a kid, despite the fact you hated it back then? My former work colleague Ruth once said I was such an old man when I first started working at the Horseshoes back in 2005, this is a sentiment which has … Continue reading Old Father Time
How far would you go for someone you love? How far would you want someone else to go for you? I have always done as much as I humanly can to help those I love and care about. I have restructuredone my working weeks to accommodate the woman I loved, my friends and family. In … Continue reading How I Got My Bad Back
Today, share something you love about yourself — don’t be shy, be confident! — but that few other people know about you or get to see very often. Hmm the problem here is a lot of people know the things I like about myself, whether it be my theatrical side, my musical side (reeds, mouth … Continue reading The Young Man with the Horn
If you were the new leader of your country and had the chance to transform something that’s currently an annoyance (or worse) into a very fun activity, what would it be? How would you go about the change, and why would you choose that particular thing? I stand here before you assorted Ladies, Gentleman and … Continue reading The Star Chamber