Reports are coming in of a breaking news story that is fake. Numerous un-named sources from various high-ranking departments / companies / sectors and other non-descript bodies have all concurred to these current events. Concurrently, on the other side of the world, there are other unsubstantiated and extremely patchy bulletins being released that may or may not have links to the breaking news story here. … Continue reading Fake News
Decades ago when I was just a wee boy, knee high to a grasshopper, and in total awe of everything that was around me, I made a monumental decision. OK, I wasn’t exactly knee high, getting on for eight, nine or possibly ten years old, and the awesomeness of some things had started to shine a little less brightly thanks to a few ‘others’ who … Continue reading The Pinocchio Effect
Earlier today, I found myself. Now, how deep is that? Well, it would be, if it didn’t carry on! Earlier today, I found myself thinking about how quirky I can be in different situations, not at all the rational example of the human being that I think I should be. Mind you, having a blog like this should strike away the rational part in an … Continue reading Self Aware
What on Earth is going on? Negativity from all angles; a tangible darkness that seems hell-bent on spreading misery and unrest throughout the world. These dark forces have permeated around me, strangled and throttled me, and very nearly consumed me totally. Every little thing I have recently come across has either highlighted more of this horrid darkness in the world, or made me feel that … Continue reading Close to the edge
It’s another slow blogging day today. Must just be the time of the year. Oh, White Rabbits, by the way! And here we are on the first of March, St David’s Day, and the first day of Spring… meteorogically speaking, that is. Astronomically speaking, Spring doesn’t start until 20th March, but not long to wait for those astronauts. The weather’s a tad Wintry, so we … Continue reading Does this colour suit me?
Just taking a quick break. ‘Though you shouldn’t notice. Posts are being scheduled. I’m in a galaxy Far, far, far, far away… Mobile signal patchy. Beach is very dusty. The nights are very cold. The cocktails are good though. Went to the beach funfair. Got stuck in the Fun House. And the Hall of Mirrors. The less said the better. See you when I get … Continue reading Six Syllable Sat’day: Out of here!
February 14th. If you celebrate it, enjoy. Otherwise, HAPPY TUESDAY!!! Continue reading Thoughts on Tuesday
I like a challenge, I really do, but even I’m stumped with what to do with this as a subject for a post. Nice, crisp and fresh… a little like the weather at the moment, and totally unlike the forecast. The weather that is. Mind you, the lettuce is completely unlike the forecast as well, thinking about it… although it is nice, crisp and fresh … Continue reading A Bed of Lettuce
I’d intended to post this (or something like it!) on Monday, the day after the New Year Weekend, and then use it as a template for a new regular feature here on the blog, to focus on the more unusual events that happen over the weekend. Factual or fictional, it matters not – especially around here as reality has a way of blending in with … Continue reading Thoughts from the New Year Weekend
There’s a storm-a-brewin’ out in the Grinds. Heavy, yellow skies, lengthened rumbles of distant thunder, and flashes of sheet lightning kind of give the game away. The shadows seem darker. The air heavier. The rain just a bit wetter. And the wind is almost blowing a gale! The power’s out in the Mansion. I’m typing on emergency back up power, provided by the antiquated generators … Continue reading Storm!
Once. Nay twice. Nay THRICE! Egads!!! I treated myself to some new socks over the weekend – I know how to live, don’t I? – all of my other pairs have now begun to lose their colour after being washed to beyond an inch of their lives. In fact a thread from one of my old pairs of socks had managed to knot itself around … Continue reading Oh, toe is me…!
As it was Is as it was back then And as it is now Isn’t as it was, It’s as it is,Yet, Back then, As it was was as it is In the moment And as it was back then Was as it was Even further back. I’m glad I’ve got that sorted out! It’s the heat. Continue reading One Minute Ramble: As it was…
With lips red raw and cracked, I hauled myself out of bed just after the alarm sounded at 5:15am. I dragged myself to the Bathroom, and even before I switched the light on I could see the equally red eyes peering back at me. I really should have left the light off. Beneath my eyes were a couple of bags that would have helped with … Continue reading Chainsaw Melodies
Thou blight me with thy rasping throat Running eyes and deepened croak Leaking face and aching arms And others of thy wondrous charms A cough that starts and doesn’t stop A sneeze! A sneeze! A sneeze and hop! A stinging eye in a shade of red An insatiable yearning to go to bed. Thou blight me with a thumping head As well. As I said. … Continue reading Ode to a Cold