Category Archives: Whimsical nonsense

Death wields a tennis racket

Tonight Death will be stalking the bedroom. No not the grim reaper of medieval European folklore, but the Death of Flying/Biting Insects. Instead of a scythe it will be wielding the lastest in mossie-killing tech. I am hugely attractive to … Continue reading

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Science, sheep and glowing kitties

Sometime ago I exhorted Science to add the gene for luminosity to sheep, thereby enabling the more efficient production of luminous socks. Have they listened? Did they jump on this idea that could save a failing wool industry? No. Instead … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Brian the Crow

Brian, You have been hanging around the village for about a year now and I think that it is time to have a talk, woman to corvid. I like you Brian. You are a natural avian comedian and I find … Continue reading

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Peston’s Perfect Party Packs

Recently I made the assertion that Robert Peston would never have a career as a children’s entertainer. I thought he would have limited appeal to the under 10s. But it seems to me I may have been approaching it from … Continue reading

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