Summer comes and goes…

  …….and I can’t believe there’s already Christmas food on sale in Selfridges. August flew by in a flurry of visitors, who came and went in shifts, that allowed me to perform a one day change-over in the manner of a top flight hotel.  A top flight hotel that resides in possibly the pissiest street […]

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy

Ah August, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways…… Exercise, creativity, reading the shit out of stuff, taking better care of myself, a two month health kick.  You know the drill.  So filled with dizzying enthusiasm for a productivity-packed summer vacation was I (again) that I almost completely forgot that I am, in […]

Reasons why I don’t have kids #51

“It takes a whole village to raise a child”, or so the saying goes.  And so with people scattering around the world, becoming more and more solitary when they eventually land there (social media correspondents), and less and less interested to know those around us – a cursory nod to the neighbour, virtually extinct these […]

Who, being loved, is poor?

Who indeed.  And who was it who said this?  Why, the inimitable Mr Wilde of course, and as always; he was completely right.  Except not about actual poor people, with or without love they are really, as in the dictionary definition; poor.  No amount of trying to beam amour from your eyes intensely into the […]

I’m on sabbatical

from men: Sab·bat·i·cal /səˈbætɪkəl/ Show Spelled [suh–bat-i-kuh] adjective 1. of or pertaining or appropriate to the sabbath. 2. ( lowercase ) of or pertaining to a sabbatical year. *3. ( lowercase ) bringing a period of rest. noun 4. ( lowercase ) sabbatical year. *5. ( lowercase ) any extended period of leave from one’s […]

I’ve got the Funk

and not in the cool, George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic way, though I wish that were the case because that would be awesome.  Imagine if every day was like this.  There’d be no war, no misery and everyone would be mellow and achieve World peace and hug each other all the time.  I like them apples. No, […]