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A Frozen Shoulder
My GP gave me the news that no one ever wants to hear last week: “I’m afraid there’s absolutely nothing we can do.”
Little Crack's Valentine's Day
Little Crack’s Valentine’s Day was a bit of a washout. I say washout, I actually had the time of my life with a family size bag of Minstrels, two 1940s Barbara Stanwyk films, ...
Entering the K-Hole
I still cannot get my head around that Katie Hopkins story from last week whereby the UK’s biggest rightwing blabber-trout had to be rescued by South African paramedics after ...
Funeral Song Blues #2
Last week I detailed a bizarre song choice made by someone for a funeral (Gloria Gaynor’s ‘I Will Survive’), but I can top that.
I went on one of those mini-breaks over the weekend. I say mini-break, it was more of a trip to the countryside. I say trip to the countryside, it was more of a funeral. It wa...
Un-Be-Lievable! People are rightly complaining about seeing Easter stuff in the shops already, with supermarkets stocking boxes of creme eggs, hot cross buns and other Jesus-i...
Tim Farron and on and on and on...
Gay sex. Tim Farron. Gay sex. Tim Farron. Gay sex. Tim Farron. Those two expressions have become interchangeable in my mind, because every time the former Liberal Democrat hea...
"Oh no he isn't!"
I’ve been writing a lot about pantos over the last month or so, but the spell-checker on my computer keeps changing the word “panto” to “pants” which is annoying. I nearly sen...
I imagine that bringing up a child must be like being kidnapped and sold into slavery, and that notion certainly hasn’t been disabused by watching ‘Motherland’ on BBC 2 over t...
December Is Here
It’s December. How do I know? Because on nights out around town I keep seeing women dressed up as a “Sexy Santa” which basically consists of a short red dress trimmed with fak...
Bored Of The Rings
There was much excitement last week when Amazon announced that it had bought the rights to Lord of the Rings and are going to be making a new TV series based on Tolkien’s book...
Christmas Is Coming
When does Christmas start for you? Is it when the yuletide lights get switched on in town? Or is it when John Lewis unveil their new Christmas advert? Or maybe it’s when you n...
I enjoyed the TV series Gunpowder, which has been on BBC 1 over the last three weeks, but grew a bit sick of all the moaning minnies going on about how gruesome it all was. Bu...