Monthly Archives: June 2011

STEP LIGHTLY

Most mornings I get up about two hours before my wife. I very quietly slide out of the bed and carefully creep around the dark bedroom with a slow over-exaggerated high leg lift tippy-toe walk reminiscent of a cartoon Elmer … Continue reading

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WILD MAN

My friend Charlie once summed up my music tastes by saying I have ‘an astute ear for the absurd’. That was his nice way of saying that I listen to a lot of weird crap (he has since amended that … Continue reading

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YE OLDE SPIDERS

Sometimes I can be pretty old fashioned. Not in a ‘trying to teach Grandpa how to use a computer’ sort of way. I know all the benefits but I like the feel of a real book over a Kindle. I … Continue reading

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FULL OF DUTY

When I was a young brash man full of piss and vinegar (ewww that sounds kinda gross) I used to proudly boast that I would “live my life without regrets”. I’d proclaim I’d learn from my mistakes, enjoy the ride, … Continue reading

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MEMORIAL DAY

It’s hard to flip around the TV dial (dial?!?! What am I 112? There has not been a dial on a TV set since 1975, come to think of it I guess I better also stop saying I’m going to … Continue reading

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