I think it more a case that the Daleks were to Eager and didn't finish counting to 40 and shout "coming ready or not." How exactly would a Dalek hide when playing hide & seek? Would you have to find the Kaled mutant itself or just the mark 3 travel machine? If just the mutant … Continue reading Eager Beaver
One of the downsides of working in the pub trade is that unlike many other Tradesmen, the scope for an after work beer is somewhat limited. There are Town Centre Pubs and Bars with late licenses but often they tend to be of nightclub or cocktail drinking orientation, so sitting chilling with a pint of … Continue reading It’s Beer o’Clock
As long term readers of my blog will have noticed, about a week ago I wrote a short bit of a story set around a Halloween Party in a stately home, in which my recurring characters of Arthur Fransure and Julia Sevenpenny attend operating under assumed names and Halloween costumes with the intent of preventing … Continue reading Party Time Queries
Being a child born in the 1980s, other than the repeats of the Disney film, my main experience of Robin Hood was the spoof children's series Maid Marion and her Merry Men, which came about because Tony Robinson (of Blackadder and Time Team fame) was dismayed at the lack of strong female characters on Children's … Continue reading The Wedding Party
It's a windy Tuesday and I curled up in a chair but not very comfy. My back and knee are playing up at the moment and I keep getting an odd pain in my side, think I may switch to drinking cranberry juice and coconut milk for the next few days and see if that … Continue reading Mr Sandman Goes to the Countryside
For Sale: Puppy Toys. Never Used. Fandingo's One Word Challenge: Personal *NB. No one need to be worried, this is pure fiction.
Last week I asked a question about favourite beverages and the overwhelming favourite was coffee. If you drink coffee, how do you like it best? Hot, cold, iced, with cream, with sugar or black as black? If you don’t drink coffee, how has that beverage impacted YOUR world? I do drink coffee and I tend … Continue reading Melaine’s Share Your World 24th September 2018
Ragtag Daily Prompt: Panoply My partner Heather has quite the collection of Teddy Bears, My Little Ponies and Zuzu Hamsters. When she spends the night she always she always brings at least one of her Teddy Bears with her. When visiting her home when I was finally admitted to her bedroom it was definitely a … Continue reading “That’s Quite A Technicothika You Have Here”
"Who are you?" "I am Number Two." "Who is Number One?" "You are Number Six " "I am not a number, I am a free man." -The Opening exchange in 15 episodes of The Prisoner. Ah that ultimate Sixties oddity The Prisoner, it has probably been over analysed too death and people are still none … Continue reading Who Are You?
No this isn't going to be an hour by hour account of Donald Trump Saturday routine or of Teresa May's meeting with EU leaders, tempting as it might be to do so, but as you all know, I seldom get political on my blog. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvycZ83awNc A Day in the Life of a Fool is an … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Fool