Ruby dog and I achieved a new world record today: 5 headers of the partially-deflated blue kids football won by my youngest daughter at last year’s school fair. Yeah, of course I looked for YouTube videos but, tempted as I Continue reading 17 seconds
Me: "I had two orange plums at work today." Her: "Was it really that hot‽"
"Indistinctly loquacious": to which UK politician am I imprecisely referring? Describe them without a name or the attributes/characteristics commonly used in the media. Or don't bother wasting your time.
Last week daughter 1 had a sex education lesson, or at least one on the specifics of the human male reproductive system. No problem there. She mentioned the teacher had used a couple of words veering more towards the colloquial Continue reading Educated
Next year, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of hostilities against the Axis powers in Europe during World War 2, the UK government has announced that VE Day (Victory in Europe) will replace the early May Bank Holiday Continue reading VE Day 2020
The Nasty Party has, in my eyes, sunk to a new low point of incompetence. Faced with a small number of party leadership candidates they’re whining it’s too many, it’s unmanageable. This is a group of people democratically elected by Continue reading Incompetents (Tories)
Redherring underpants: so comfortable you'd hardly know they were there. And, measured by one important yardstick, they often aren't. Not necessarily a design flaw, merely a use case the designer failed to consider. The button is oddly placed for a Continue reading Flop
Grumpy Cat is dead. (BBC) A life in pictures. (The Guardian) Official announcement tweet. (@realgrumpycat)
Due to the generosity of a man I cannot name to protect his identity I am the lucky recipient of a white Twix. 2 fingers too! Arriving at work today with 30p and needing >70 to buy nearly everything in Continue reading White Twix
It's the first time I've read this: https://www.si.com/nfl/2018/04/18/baker-mayfield-2018-nfl-draft-quarterbacks I went with 2 other QBs at pick 1 in the 2018 Draft, which is why I've not bothered following it or the trades this year; I'm waiting until the Browns trim Continue reading May(field) 6