I perhaps need to start with an apology for English speakers in the UK, Ireland and probably most other places…but not in the America’s…as we in Europe don’t use the word sox as plural of sock..and we only say socks, so this may grate a little on you…..sorry! Anyway there is a whole list of […]Read More Sox appeal
I started writing my blog just for fun a few weeks ago. And was somewhat intrigued this morning to see I have just had my fortyieth follower today…..not the dog in the photo (I only count the human ones😁) For the serious bloggers out there (and I have the greatest respect for you) having achieved […]Read More Forty today!
A week or so ago it was Dog Awareness week in the UK. Somewhat ironically you may not have been aware of that fact unless you live in the UK and received mail that week that actually had postage stamps that had needed franking. Were you to have received such mail you would have seen […]Read More Shorts story
For those not encyclopedic of their musical knowledge of the 1980’s, the Lighthouse family were actually a very successful music act. So successful that now some 30 years later they are just embarking on another tour. And for other reasons as well completely, stuck in my head. They are however quite a misnomer. Not a […]Read More The Lighthouse family…..well that’s a misnomer
For those who are fans of the Pogues, they will know the lyrics of this song are something like ‘ I met my love by the gas works wall, Dreamed a dream by the old canal, I kissed my girl by the factory wall, Dirty old town’ . Now I don’t think that town had […]Read More Dirty old town
Recently I was asked by a family member what did I want for an impending birthday. Awks…as one would say if one were cool and aged 16. Anyway I had more adult response but basically the same sentiment. Difficult and awkward question, as one neither wants to give a pious answer, oh nothing your love/friendship/running […]Read More Ask and you might receive….
I credit this entirely to my daughter – someone with the social conscience that would put many of our politicians and celebrities in the shade! Quite simply whenever those nice people at O2 or Vodaphone message her to say there is a free coffee to be collected at Costa, Cafe Nero etc. she will always […]Read More One of Dad’s Life Hacks ‘What to do with your free priorities/rewards coffee from your mobile provider’