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Monthly Archives: June 2016
So it’s ‘out’ after all, what a wheeze! Off we sail on to uncharted seas, Freed at last from the yoke Of the Eurocrat folk (Though we’ll probably still eat French cheese).
THOSE TWO IMPOSTORS For nine months we have waged this weary war. We shall overcome. The monsters who haunt our nightmares will be defeated and we shall triumph. Our chieftain tells us so, and he has looked the enemy in … Continue reading
The day of decision grows nearer And the issues don’t get any clearer. David C. urges ‘stay’ Whereas Boris says ’nay’ And Barack’s just a rude interferer. So I’ve finally decided for ‘yes’ – Or ‘no’: it comes down to … Continue reading
Though I say it myself, I have turned into a reasonably good cook. Cooking for one presents challenges, not least summoning up the energy to do it at all, when it’s easier to order take-away or warm up a ready … Continue reading
I’m exceedingly partial to dogs. I also like warthogs and frogs. I’m really quite fond Of the newts in the pond, And admit to a liking for mogs.
A classical scholar said ‘Why Should I care where I go when I die? It’s perfectly clear That what matters is here. The rest is all ‘π’ in the sky.’
When you are furnishing a 1930s flat in London, you don’t really expect to find something appropriate amid the rustic pine of a Sussex antique shop. I wasn’t really looking; I was just wandering in the Lanes of Brighton enjoying … Continue reading
Just in case you thought I only write about cats… If you’d like to read my short story ‘Sunset’ check out http://www.wordhaus.com on June 15th – it’s the featured romance story. Of course, if you are a subscriber it will arrive … Continue reading
Cried a luscious young lady from Dijon: ‘I don’t mind if you make eyes at me, John. If you say “Voulez vous?” With a smile and a moue I’ll answer demurely: “Mais oui, John.”‘