Miscellaneous

Memory is a curious thing. While clearing the kitchen up last night I had a really good idea for a blog post. Unfortunately all I can now remember is that I had a really good idea – I have no recollection of what the idea was. Oh well. Today is Friday. I’m sitting at my … Continue reading Miscellaneous

A Very Short Post

Just a few words to tell those of you that follow me that everything is fine, there is nothing wrong, and the gaps in my almost-daily posts are just down to life happening. I flew home from Germany yesterday, then went to the local radio station quiz night, spent much of today at the local … Continue reading A Very Short Post

The Journey Home

Sound filled the room at 3am this morning, rousing me from fitful dreams and causing me to stumble across the room to reach the phone it was coming from. After squinting at the words and fumbling with the screen for a few moments, silence reigned again, and I rubbed my eyes. Half an hour later … Continue reading The Journey Home

Every Other Day

I seem to only make it to the blog every other day at the moment, which is ridiculous because I have the week off work. I’m knocking around the house doing chores, walking into town running errands, and somehow filling each day with forgettable detritus. I’ll keep quiet about Grand Theft Auto 5. Yes, I … Continue reading Every Other Day

Two Weeks Off

I finished work at 5:30pm this evening, and cycled home through quiet roads towards home. The majority of the people that would normally be passive aggressively driving their cars home from work were nowhere to be seen – no doubt they are either sitting on beaches in sunnier climes, posting their toxic highlight reels to … Continue reading Two Weeks Off

Better Late Than Never

If all goes according to plan, at the weekend a parcel will arrive in the post with five iPhones in it. Both mine, and my other half’s phone contracts have come to an end, and we have been looking around at the various deals available. At the same time, we’re going to move our children … Continue reading Better Late Than Never

Forty Thousand Winks

I’m not entirely sure why I missed a day on the blog yesterday. I suppose life happened. I’ll go with that. While I was at work, and the children were at a holiday club, my other half took a vast collection of old video games to the trade-in store, and gave them a very busy … Continue reading Forty Thousand Winks

The Floor is Lava

Other people have relaxed weekends filled with rainbows, laughter, smiling faces, restaurants, sports, cakes, drinks, and all those other nice things. They post an endless stream of photos recording their lovely lives to Facebook and Instagram – like some sort of distorted advertising campaign for their life. When they do it, I start wondering what … Continue reading The Floor is Lava

Home Alone

Wednesday evening finds me sitting at a desk in the study, listening to Spotify, and wondering how much of today’s thoughts to empty into the keyboard. I’m accompanied by a can that was filled with cider until a few minutes ago, and a teddy bear propped on the corner of the desk, gazing into the room with the same silly grin he’s always had. Continue reading Home Alone