Philosopher Alain de Botton is quoted as saying
“By the time we are 50, we are definitely in the suburbs of mortality.”
I like this quote a lot. It’s far better than all the bollocks about 50 being the new 10, etc. Isn’t it time we put an end to the late running of previous decades and got them back on track? Plus as I hurtle towards 50 I see mortality in different terms. It’s less something to be feared and more a chance to finally get some decent unbroken sleep. Continue reading “The Middle Ages explained”
There is a phrase ‘cleanliness is next to godliness’ which explains a lot about me. Not being a god bothering type I’m not entirely clear on the meaning but I suspect that it’s saying that god only likes clean people. Which is understandable really. I always thought that all that communing with lepers and washing beggars feet stuff was a bit overdone. Not even Mother Theresa stooped that low and she was only 4ft tall. Continue reading “My socks are revolting”
I always thought Zumba was something that happened to you when you hit your late-50s/early 60s. Like knee surgery and cereal with flaxseed I presumed it was an inevitable part of aging. Continue reading “My time as a Zumbie”
You see this is the trouble with saying ‘Yes’ in an uninhibited and reckless fashion. One minute it’s February and you’re a bit drunk and in a creative rut. The next it’s August and you’re at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont. Continue reading “Just call me Norma”
The latest bollocks from the Huffington Post. I can’t stand this kind of patronising,worthless garbage . My suggested improvements are noted in red. Feel free to create your own.
Continue reading “Better dead than ‘She Shed’”