My favourite things…

My favourite things... My favourite colour is red. My favourite food is toast. My favourite foot is my left one. My favourite memory is forgotten. My favourite horse is Devon Loch. My favourite wife is my first one. My favourite divorce will be from my first wife. My favourite book is ‘From Here to Eternity’. … Continue reading My favourite things…

Dear Elvis…

Dear Elvis, Apparently you’re dead and have been since 1977. For some reason I was left out of the loop when news of your demise was circulated so have been bouncing along these last forty one years with the belief that you were still with us. I only found out the heartbreaking truth by accident … Continue reading Dear Elvis…

The Haircut…

The Haircut. A middle aged men woke up one morning with a feeling of restlessness. He realised that a lack of purpose was the main reason for his malaise so he decided to rectify this by getting a haircut. Although the haircut didn’t really provide the purpose he’d been looking for he did, at least, … Continue reading The Haircut…

Big School…

Big School... First day at 'Big School'. There's something about this that doesn't feel right. He's not ready, I'm not ready. Max is a bright kid so he'll do what he needs to academically. Proud as this will make me, I'm far more concerned with achievement in the following areas: 1. Is he happy? 2. … Continue reading Big School…

A better day….

A better day... I went swimming in a freezing river by the beautiful Dales village of Burnsall yesterday. Charlie came in with me, Max sat on the side because he’s a wuss and also because he wanted to hide his brothers clothes. It’s ok, once you’re in... We swam to the other side of the … Continue reading A better day….