Swiss Navy Knife – Yesterday I was unable to enter a building because I was carrying this knife.
Identity Crisis – My mother’s Christian name is a little different, being a combination of two fairly common names into something a little more unusual. When Ginger was staying I told her the story of my mother’s name, producing my birth certificate with a flourish as proof I had to eat my words when I saw her name wasn’t spelled the way I thought it should be. I had to make an excuse about the story behind her name obviously being a family myth… Two-minute read
A typical example…
…of why everything takes so damned long.
My Little Car – Once petrol went over a £1 a litre I noticed an interesting phenomena. Suddenly most of the big gas guzzling SUVs, BMWs, Mercs and Audi’s et al started cruising at modest speeds in the inside lane leaving the fast lane free for nippy little compact cars like mine to zip along. One-minute read