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Lambs of Wrath

After a few days where over the top absurdity’s tarried the sentences and paragraphs of my literary concepts, today I’ve vowed to pen a more profound narrative. Consequently, Saturday’s aspiration […]

No Offence, But….

The morning of Friday 28th August sees yours truly’s epiphany bank as barren as a post menopausal trout. Tiredness borne from a week of erratic sleep, a fuzzy mind consequential […]

True Or False Round

As I’m partaking in a Zoom quiz with buddies this evening, at some point today I’ll need to write a round of questions for the inquisition. As yet, I’ve no […]

The Crowd Went Wilde

“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” – Oscar Wilde Unless the Dublin-born playwright had […]

Multiplying Chills

On Planet COVID, with uncertainty into how jeopardous attending school actually is, I’m relieved I’ve no longer kids of an age who’d be impacted by this conundrum. Well, not directly […]

A Mile In My Shoes

Yesterday, after noticing the health app on my phone indicating a recent walk had exceeded 1,500 metres, the old adage ‘You should walk a mile in my shoes’ randomly sprang […]

Accentuating the Positive

According to weather forecasters (and I’ve no reason to disbelieve them), West Yorkshire is preparing itself for a couple of blustery days. These meteorological soothsayers indicating mild zephyrs, currently gently […]

Dark Whimsy

It’s a beautiful day today……. Well from a weather perspective anyhow. With regards the resplendence of today’s events, as it’s only 9am, it’s too early in the day to comment. […]

Separating The Wheat

Needing the back lawn mowing prior to this afternoons predicted rain, GJ Strachan’s been delayed an hour or so in commencing this journal. My sardonic notions put on pause whilst […]

Frame Yourself!

It’s got to be said, unearthing fresh topics for these daily journals of life under COVID’s oppressive grip can be exacting. With events echoing the previous days episodes, even groundhogs […]

Dante’s Inferno On Planet COVID

In a conscious effort to prove late Saturday evening’s needn’t be boring on Planet COVID, after watching a dramatic Huddersfield Giants v Warrington Wolves rugby league game, I watched a […]

Saturday, Getting Fatter Day

Yesterday evening, a section of my aural soundscape was taken up with the words:- “Darkness falls across the land, The midnight hour is close at hand. Creatures crawl in search of blood […]

Chaka Khan, But Adele Can’t

“True of False – Chaka Khan, but Adele can’t?” A question yours truly raised to buddies during the intentionally absurd round of entertainment questions I posed during yesterday evening’s Zoom […]