I've never had a study, a shed or man-cave. There hasn't been a real need for me to have one to date, in various relationships I haven't had the need as we had sufficient levels of space to continue on. If Pip was studying for her Post Grad I was usually working and when I … Continue reading The Man-Cave
When I was a spotty little 'erbert of a Sandman in my second year of secondary school, one of the main projects in English was dubbed the island project. The set up was for whatever reason, the class had won a competition to visit Australia or somewhere for a month and the plane crashed en … Continue reading The Island
Of Stephen Moffat's most successful venture as a scribe for Doctor Who was the invention of the Weeping Angels, which first appeared in third series of NuWho. The episode was what was called the 'doctor-lite' episode, episode which were double banked with another to accommodate the Christmas special (I assume, feel free to correct me). … Continue reading The Time of Angels
There is one particular Pub Trend which really grindes my gears. No, it's not Pubs with playareas for Children (though as a single childless chap I can't say they are high up in my Pub favourites) which might surprise my readers. Nor is it Clicky Hipster bars, (though I tend to frequent bars where the … Continue reading What a Carve Up!
Arthur leaned back in the large office chair and let his arms flop by his sides, there's nothing like looking overly relaxed to put your quarry off kilter. Especially when it was her office chair. Miss Sevenpenny was musing her way through the documents scattered on the desk. Miss Petterington stood looking nervous as she sipped from … Continue reading Please Don’t Feed the Animals
The Brewer smiled as he approached the Mashtun and turned to address the small group. "Currently in preparation is our monthly special, which because it is May, will be a dark Mild with a twist. We have added American hops to the recipe." He explained. "Why is that?" Asked the bearded member of the group. … Continue reading Couldn’t Organise One in A Brewery.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OozmigeBDkg One of the underrated and overlooked films in the filmography of Director Alfred Hitchcock is the 1953 film "I Confess", it stars Montgomery Swift as a priest who hears the confession of a murderer and finds himself the chief suspect in the murder investigation and has to prove his innocence without breaking his vows … Continue reading The Secret of the Confessional
Daily Prompt: Mercy One of my favourite alto saxophone players was Julian "Cannonball" Adderlay, who was a played the alto with a robust soulful tone. Over his recording career he recorded with some of the giants of the modern Jazz scene including Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Art Blakey and Joseph Zawinul. One his most famous … Continue reading The Quality of Mercy
Daily Prompt: Atmospheric One of the most successful elements of classic Doctor Who was the atmospheric sound effects which were provided by the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop, which was a very experimental unit for electronic music and special sounds. Mostly the sound effects on the show were done by Brian Hodgeson during the sixties and early … Continue reading Soundscape
"I say I think Amelia my dustbin absolutely chocka with Toadstools." "Toadstools??? How do you know it's full?' "Because there's not Mushroom inside." Daily Prompt: Mushroom