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Personally I love the look of the autumn leaves, but I can understand that if my favourite food was juicy green leaves then the pretty multicoloured carpet that forms at this time of year would be somewhat disappointing …

Weekend

Humdrum rather than exciting perhaps. BTW slipped in a little homage to Wayne’s World for those who remember and appreciate such things … Not! 😉

Abstract

Lest anyone should get too carried away with the comparison, I should point out that Piet Mondrian was a highly skilled artist who knew what he was trying to achieve with his creations, whereas I am/do not …

Cheeky

Almost as if he forgot the second chair on purpose … after all it is easier to carry one seat than two!

The Best Thing Since …

Personally I find a bread knife much easier to use than a can opener – so I’ve never understood why sliced bread is somehow regarded as the high-water mark of modern innovation! Surely “The best thing since sliced bread” would make more sense if it was changed to “The best thing since the ring-pull can” […]

Password

I like to define a good holiday as one where I manage to leave day-to-day issues behind. Unfortunately it seems that I store passwords in the day-to-day part of my brain …

Rhubarb

Not to be confused with the cartoon Roobarb (sometimes called Roobarb and Custard) that used to air on the BBC just before the main evening news.  Roobarb was clearly iconic rather than ironic! (BTW rhubarb leaves are of course poisonous to humans, whereas the internet assures me that those same leaves do no harm to […]