When you were 10, what did you want to be when you grew up? What are you now? Are the two connected? I have done a similar post elsewhere and cannot be arsed to find the link. Needless to say at 10 I wanted to be an actor and I did join a few drama/theatre … Continue reading Tinker Tailor Cottage Pie
Tell us about a time you found out after the fact that you’d been mistaken and you had to eat a serving of humble pie. I cannot recall the last time this happened. I think mostly because I make certain of my facts before venturing an opinion. The nearest I can think of is being … Continue reading Easy as Pi
Who was the first person you encountered today? Write about him or her. As is often the case my first encounter of the day had four legs, runs at the speed of a bullet in the backside of a Bat out of hell and has a rather irritating habit of gnawing my hands. Yes, … Continue reading Woof!
What have I been up to in the mean time? The answer is not a lot, I have been visiting my local watering holes and catching up on idle chit-chat with Tom and Mike and putting the world too rights. I popped into the Cock Hotel and greatly enjoyed the wide selection of Real Ales, … Continue reading Hello Godot, what are you doing here?
This is an account of my only Thanksgiving to date. Yes I know I was mistaken in calling the game the Super bowl. Thanksgiving day I woke around 8 o'clock and did my usual daily ritual and popped off to the McDonald's for a large morning coffee and waited for Andrea to turn up, … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2006
Have you ever had or do you currently have a nickname? If so, where did it come from? Do/did you like it? If you could choose any nickname for yourself, what would it be? I have had several nicknames over the years. At school I was nicknamed "Neg" due to my initials and later shared … Continue reading Chuckles McFee
Sometimes we are so focused on the negative aspects of ourselves that we overlook the ways in which we excel, so let's be kinder to ourselves today. Take some time out and ask... what do I like best about me? What makes you unique? How do you think others would answer that question about you? … Continue reading Honest and True
Do you hold grudges or do you believe in forgive and forget? I wouldn't say I hold a grudge as that would just require far too much effort. However, I do feel that people should be bought to account for their actions, but once that is done, the matter should be dropped. Ultimately the … Continue reading The Madness of Madness
What's your favorite older movie? (For the purposes of this question, we'll define "older" as "more than 30 years since it was made.) How many times have you seen it, and why do you like it so much? How does the quality of current movies compare to movies of the past? Ah now for … Continue reading Old Movies
It is the 23rd of November. This date may not strike you as significant but for me it is kind of a thing. 52 years ago, the day after President Kennedy was assassinated, what was to become one of the most iconic British TV shows appeared on British screens. The show I am talking about … Continue reading The Trip of a Lifetime