Mother’s Day Drawings

With Mother’s Day approaching, many children celebrate the occasion by drawing pictures of their mums. As a child, I did likewise. The hair colour rules were simple. You’d use a black crayon if your mum had black hair. Brown crayon… Read More ›

Recent Posts

  • Welcome to My New Creative Writing Blog

    Hi and welcome. Here you will find my inane observations on every subject ranging from Aardvarks to Zyzzyvas and everything in between. Mainly “everything in between” because I’m not an authority on those animals and they’re really hard to find… Read More ›

  • The Masked Singer

    I’ve recently been spending my Saturday nights watching The Masked Singer .In the first series, the audience got removed after shouting “Take it off!” and left the studio without knowing the singer’s identity to save any social media spoiler alerts…. Read More ›

  • Dying For Love

    With another full lockdown in Britain, traditional dating has gone by the wayside as the 2-metre distance rule makes it impossible to date naturally. Being ridiculously single again, I know I don’t want to go on a date in a… Read More ›

  • No Thank You

    I get mildly irritated by people who don’t say “Thank You” when you let them through. I do seem to spend an awful lot of time standing sideways on the pavement or walking behind street furniture to allow other people… Read More ›

  • Tanning Salons

    My High Street is about to get a new Tanning Salon in a prime location – the corner of the High Street and the first shop you see when arriving from the train station and between McDonald’s and Wetherspoons. It’s… Read More ›

  • The Non-Essential Column

    The government recently re-introduced the re-opening of non-essential shops. Yeah, because the one thing this country has been missing is a “non-essential” shop. Oh, but apparently they have, as swarms of people crowded into Sports Direct because the one thing… Read More ›

  • War Songs

    I really hate the thought of getting old.Whenever I see news footage of the elderly in old people’s homes having a sing song, it’s always bloody war songs. Chelsea Pensioners yesterday singing “Well meet again” again.Surely, by now the generation… Read More ›

  • Stupid Local News

    With The Coronavirus dominating all the international news headlines, I was surprised and intrigued to see today that the front-page story of my local newspaper reported a plane crash.However, the story is about a model aeroplane that crashed into a… Read More ›

  • The Brady Bunch

    During the lock-down, with my lad grown up and living away, I haven’t had to deal with entertaining the kids, so I can’t imagine what it would be like for families like The Brady Bunch.For those who don’t remember The… Read More ›

  • I’ve Never Known Anything Like It

    I’m getting irritated by people who say, in relation to the Coronavirus, “I’ve never known anything like it.”Every time I’ve reluctantly gone out, people who are supposed to be social distancing, have said that to me.Of course you haven’t known… Read More ›