Hi there girls and boys, I hope you're well? Fear. Noun or verb. An unpleasant emotion or thought that you have when you are frightened or worried by something dangerous, painful, or bad that is happening or might happen. Something like watching rich blokes think up a closed football league. We all have fear, some… Continue reading 37) Fear.
"You only get what you give" - The New Radicals. Hi there, girls and boys, I hope you're well. With the re-opening of shops and services here in the UK I was amused at the scenes of people queueing, as we British do, outside of inexpensive clothes retailer Primark at 6.30 in the morning.. why?… Continue reading 36) Work, the online world, and OXFAM.
The weekend filler to celebrate International ABBA Day... Hello there girls and boys, I hope you're well. One of the many pastimes at school was making a list of people, countries, names, songs, giving each a number, then asking somebody else to choose a number from the 16, then the remaining 8, then 4 then… Continue reading 35) It’s a knockout; ABBA!
"We only get what we give" -New Radicals. Hi there girls and boys, I hope you're well. I get asked a bit about Britain when online, mainly from those who've seen the latest shite about Harry and whatshername. That's Harry Hewitt, because there is no way he is the progeny of Charlie, is there? I'm… Continue reading 34) The royals, the census, and Brexit.
"I want you for the rest of my life" Together Forever - Rick Astley Hi there girls and boys, I hope you're well. There's been a couple of you asking if I knew the woman that was murdered, allegedly, by a police officer in London. She was from York but attended Durham uni at the… Continue reading 32) Wedding plans, and the Roland TB-03.
"or just twenty thousand people standing in a field" - Sorted for E's and Whizz - Pulp Hi there girls and boys, I hope you're well. An email arrived yesterday, asking if I want tickets for the Glastonbury festival. If you don't know what it is, then basically a farmer has a few bands come… Continue reading 31) Glastonbury, and yet more waifu.
Hi there girls and boys, I hope you're well. Our third Q & A, and as you'll see, some of the worst questions yet... Do you wear bralettes? I do, love them in fact. Do you have a bible Yes, I've two. One is a huge old thing from 1721 that was bought at the… Continue reading 30) Q and A 3
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today... This week I've been back at my place of work, masked up and doing bits and bobs while we prepare for the return of customers. There's always something to do and it beats having to mooch about the house all day. Being in Durham is always a good… Continue reading Anna’s Sunday Service. 4
Dearly beloved. We are gathered here today... This week has been a bad one for the US state of Texas. I've my own reporter there who tells me it was about the same as she's experienced here at home on the odd occasion, but of course that means nothing if you're a born and bred… Continue reading Anna’s Sunday Service. 3
"Eight to ten black men". - David Sedaris Hi there girls and boys, I hope you're well. Contains hints of Ellie, so if you don't like to hear about her, don't read it. Being white and living in a country mainly populated with other whites, I've never experienced racism. I've seen it of course. Nobody… Continue reading 29) Racism, and the amazing world of waifu.