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Don’t Ask Me Howard?!

Today sweethearts around the globe will drink a toast to mark a special day for the patron saint of love……. No, it’s not actress Margot Robbie’s birthday (I don’t think anyway!), I’m alluding to the perennial mid-February love fest which goes under the moniker of St Valentine’s Day. Throughout the world, enamoured […]

Our Father Who Art……

Today is my first experience of Fathers Day since the old man’s passing in October. Ordinarily it’d be an event I’d spend in pater’s company where we’d chat affably, listen to the new CD we’d bought him, while sharing the bottle of merlot which we’d also rather predictably presented him […]

Rosencrantz, Guildenstern & Love Are Dead

Valentine’s Day proved a damp squib both weather and amour wise for yours truly, yesterday. With monsoon-like precipitation attention seeking outside, my missing romance gene and the wife’s apparent inability to display affection, meant the highlight of the day was her impromptu pre-meal haka. My wife’s interpretation of the Polynesian […]

What Is Love?

Tomorrow sweethearts around the globe will drink a toast to mark a special day for the patron saint of love……. No, it’s not Chelsea footballer John Terry’s birthday, I allude to the perennial mid-February lovefest that is St Valentine’s Day. Throughout the world, enamoured couples will make affectionate gestures like the sending […]