Having a Merry Marx Christmas

I do not own the copyright for this picture. When I was a wee lad, waking up to find a paper sack full of gift-wrapped presents on the end of the bed was the highlight of Christmas.. Even as a child I was into rockets and spaceships, my wonderful parents knew this and some of […]

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Fibulous Friday

Clothing inspired suggestions from pensitivity101 1. What are fish nets? – sported by Tudor gentlemen to accompany their cod-pieces. 2. What is a teddy? – uncomfortable to wear. 3. What is cross stitch? – needlework done by angry grannies. 4. What is a basque? – a creamy soup often made with lobster meat. 5. What […]

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Three Cream Eggs

The archery group had finished for the evening and were partaking of drink in the college bar when Stuart sneaked a fizzy sweet into my beer, making it fall flat immediately – much to the amusement of my fellow bowmen. “Very funny.” I exclaimed. “Don’t worry, mate, I’ll get you a fresh ‘un,” asserted Stu. […]

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😈Fibbing Friday👿

Thank you for the inspiration pensivity101 1. Why do we say it’s raining cats and dogs? – it’s a mispronunciation of rats and cogs and comes from the time when windmills would sometimes spontaneously explode due to flour dust ignition*. 🔥 2. What is meant by ‘The elephant in the room?’  – It heralds back […]

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We will remember them

In Flanders Fields, by John McRae In Flanders fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,Loved and were loved, and now we lieIn Flanders […]

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🙂Fibbing Friday😟

  This week pensitivity101 has given us a list of 15 phobias to  wilfully misinterpret. My efforts are below. Ablutophobia – fear of Popeye’s arch-enemy. Androphobia – fear of Kryten from Red Dwarf, also humanoid robots in general. Ataxophobia- fear of the Inland Revenue. Autophobia – Similar to androphobia but specifically relates to Doctor Who. […]

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