Men at work?

My apologies for not writing a blog over the past couple of weeks but a lot has happened. Holland lost the world cup, Andy Murray lost Wimbledon, Cheryl Cole lost the contents of her stomach and Mel Gibson lost, well, it.

The French also lost out, losing the right to cover their heads. I know this was aimed at muslim women, but a rule

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Blog July 01

My apologies for not writing a blog over the past couple of weeks but a lot has happened. Holland lost the world cup, Andy Murray lost Wimbledon, Cheryl Cole lost the contents of her stomach and Mel Gibson lost, well, it.
The French also lost out, losing the right to cover their heads. I know this was aimed at muslim women, but a rule is a rule so where does this leave bald French men, astronauts and bee keepers?
Oh, I almost forgot something else that was lost. I lost my job.

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The Kids Are Alright

I missed the part in the marriage vows that said “forsaking all other hobbies, interests and pastimes till death do you part”, so this becoming a butler and chauffeur thing for my kids came as a big surprise to me.

Last weekend was devoted to my kids’ usual request for me to do a “Robert De Niro”. In this re enactment I find

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The Games People Play

I live near Wimbledon, the town where for the next two weeks all the residents pull together to put on a posh face for the tourists. For fourteen days no one hangs out their washing or goes shopping in their curlers, door handles are polished till they shine brighter than a Channel Four newscaster’s tie, people get their cats and dogs permed,

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Bad

Last Thursday was a very important day for one of the listeners to my radio show. He wrote to tell me that his favourite star was going to make a comeback on June 10th and announce a series of concerts. Problem is that his favourite star is Michael Jackson.

His information came from an impeccable source and I’m sure that even now

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You Little Thief

I wish to report a crime.

Regular readers will know that I was stuck in Dubai recently when the Icelandic volcano erupted, and while stealing ten days of my life is a crime in itself, it just got worse this week in a mini crime wave mystery that Sherlock Holmes himself would have found taxing.

After I returned home from the

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