Steaming on #1

The fabrics are due to arrive tomorrow, and the wife has started to get into the creative mood… We dashed into the rag market today, and I then went rummaging int my theatrical claptrap boxes upstairs, locating a variety of broken jewellery and baubles left over from my younger daughter’s Tim Burton inspired wedding decor. … Continue reading Steaming on #1

Severn of nine

Mojo be damned- this afternoon, sickened by constant rain and the prospect of me going back to work [maybe] without enjoying any days at all, we hopped in the car and headed off to Stouprport-on-Severn.  This is a sweet little town not too far from us.  I’ve actually never been there before, but the missus … Continue reading Severn of nine


I’m whiling away the last few hours of term all alone in the maths/science office.  Not a bad thing, as I brought my iPod in today, and I’m blasting out a couple of my favourite playlists: While I did a bit of prep work, some opera.  Nothing too highbrow honest, but I got a taste … Continue reading SHATTERED!

I feel old!

Just taking five from the marking and having a little YouTube pootle…and found this: Followed a couple more links, and found that Toni Basil’s SEVENTY ONE! Apparently she was pushing forty when she released ‘Mickey’.  Who’d a thunk? I feel soooooo old! Continue reading I feel old!

Pride and…

oh I was trying all sorts of puns and wordplay: .. and press your dish..and pressure fish, ..and tested, blah blah blah But honestly, after a caipirinha and a bottle of wine, I’m amazed I can type at all, let alone make puns………… Some pics: Bears and cubs I’m surprised I lasted that long, as … Continue reading Pride and…