The couple sheltering from the rain under my archway were probably enjoying a magical romantic moment – until I unwittingly blundered outside to check the credit on my gas meter. I suppose for them the clichés of time standing still were in full effect. I’ve experienced this phenomena before but usually during such activities as… Continue reading Urban romance
I’m not what you might call a natural driver but I do enjoy the rare serendipitous moment when you reach a roundabout just in time for a lorry to pin back the approaching traffic, leaving you free to zip across unencumbered. Thanks Mister Artic! I’m still not entirely convinced I do roundabouts correctly. If you’re… Continue reading Articulation
Leaving Jen and Lloyd’s to find her cats don’t want me to go, having taken up residency in my open car. Edgar had been exploring the back seats (I’ve been told he regularly dives into vehicles if he finds the door open as many a delivery man has discovered) before diving out spooked, while Scar… Continue reading Cat taxi
I admit I’m too tall for most shops but the bank counter is particularly wearing on the back, leaning down to the tiny speakers and tinier microphone. I only really noticed this on my recent visit as I had to have a long chat about why The AA (a fine upstanding organisation) have taken a… Continue reading Unauthorised
Do you think Adele and Ed Sheeran are using their album titles to express some kind of mathematical pop equation?
Dammit, why can’t I kick a ball correctly? Probably because in all the football P.E. lessons I took, I never actually got near the ball. Apart from the time I scored an epic own goal which any of my friends will be happy to tell you about. Foot golf is played on an abandoned golf… Continue reading Foot golf
Yeah, I’m no good at confrontation. This stems from times in the past when *I’ve* been the instigator of confrontation while unwittingly being in the wrong, thereby accusing an innocent person of impropriety. The shame and embarrassment of having to live that kind of thing down has stuck with me. This might go some way… Continue reading Confrontation