Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ode to the follicly challenged

Each morning I’m reminded, We baldies have a sartorial edge, Hair free and care free, But for the odd spray of pledge, You may point you may laugh, With your curly long locks, At my shiny bald pate, Teamed with … Continue reading

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Lurve…

There’s that look that you want to punch. Equal parts smugness and doe eyed dreaminess topped off with a healthy dash of self satisfaction. The trouble is, it’s gazing back at you from the mirror. You always swore to yourself … Continue reading

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Not my favourite poem…

Having just read “26” I feel like I’ve had an aesthetic experience roughly akin to being happy slapped with a kipper while having my underwear filled with live hermit crabs. I sit down slightly shakily, torn between contacting trading standards … Continue reading

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Visitors…

Space invaders want our women! Saucer-men abduct farmer’s cattle! Really I don’t know where to begin. Firstly all you primates look alike to us; we wouldn’t know which your women are even if we did want them. And as for … Continue reading

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Autumn

As the last whisps of summer condense into the mists of autumn, Far horizons are obscure and sharp colours muted, Nights on the town become evenings round the fire, Rush and hurry becomes slow and simple, Time to take things … Continue reading

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Red shoes…

Nick Munroe was not in the habit of finding stilettos in his bed. Or to be more precise one stiletto – red, with what his daughter, Chloe, would have called a killer heel. It certainly wasn’t his size, so it … Continue reading

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Exercise is bad for you…

I’ve done my usual Monday morning trick; It’s just after nine in the morning and somehow I’ve managed to make it into work. The sleep driving wouldn’t concern me quite as much if I wasn’t doing a 50 mile commute … Continue reading

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