Feed the Children

The continued refusal of the Tory government to feed the poorest children brings shame to our country. The first week of “Eat Out to Help Out” cost over £100 million. The scheme has cost over £500 million so far. The cost of feeding the poorest children would cost just £20m per week. We’re told there’s …

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Guitar String Bravado

I’ve been playing guitar for 30 years but this week had something of an epiphany. (warning dull short post about guitar strings). In the first few years I played .9 gauge strings. But then had a long period without playing. When I started again I started with .10 strings and that’s what I’ve played for …

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Through My Eyes

My wonky eyes have given me an idea for a new photography project. My hobby of photography has been on something of a backburner of late. I’ve been bereft of ideas. But I’ve suddenly had one. Thought I’m not sure how successful it would be. My idea is this. Get out there and create a …

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That’s Not My…

It does look like the “That’s Not My…” series is running out of ideas, at least tasteful ones. There are signs that the “That’s Not My…” baby touchy-feely book series has run its course. It looks like the authors are running out of ideas. The evidence being the following extract from the next planned edition. …

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The sort of fridge we can't afford

RIP Our Fridge

Our fridge gave up today, meaning we’ve had to order a new one and throw a lot of food away. Your fridge dying is life’s shitty middle-aged way of saying “no you can’t have a 4K TV in your lounge.”