It’s Brass Monkeys out there… I only mention this because it’s been said to me a few times today and it really is brass monkeys out there! Here’s where the term came from as far as we know. The story goes that cannonballs used to be stored aboard ship in piles, on a brass frame […]
Someone asked me yesterday why some people get their kicks from being spiteful about others. I truly don’t know, I don’t understand what makes people want to hurt other human beings when we are all travelling through this life together. I didn’t know how to reply to her because these type of people are difficult […]
There seems to be a national divide and yet again it seems to be a north, south divide. I’ve been trying to work out why… So let me ask you …Do you say good morning to people? This I hasten to add is a generalisation, but the top half of the country do, in fact […]
You should follow pickles on Instagram. @pickle_the_pom He obviously has great taste in literature and is incredibly smart as well as being super cute.
I learnt something yesterday and had to check it out, it seemed so alien to me and others in this country. A guy came into my shop (which is also dog friendly) and asked if there was anywhere he could go to eat that didn’t have dogs at their owners feet. New Zealanders don’t like […]
The Confession She was sitting in one on the pews forward of me, I could hear her talking away quietly, telling her problems to a God who I no longer believed in. She was a lady of around sixty, wrapped up in a grey woollen coat, it wasn’t warm in here, it never seemed warm […]
Amazon sent me an email with a book recommendation this yesterday. I think they know me too well… Made me smile though. Obviously a great book, you should all read it 😃😉 Also available on kindle.
People are strange… this is a true statement. Already this morning I’ve had someone ask me where I was from originally, I replied ‘Birmingham’ their response was … “Do you know Lenny Henry?” I pointed out that technically he wasn’t from Birmingham and politely added that I did not know him personally and there were […]
Absolutely… I know this to be true.