Which if my understanding of French pronunciation is correct, sounds a little teeny bit like "say your lines", albeit with a strange accent, and is therefore an excellent pun and I am hilarious. Except that I had to explain it so it isn't. This is a blog post with no personal stuff! Woot woot. OK … Continue reading Seyès lines
Followers of this blog (hello my lovelies) will have been informed by now of the indisputable fact that Nick Stewart is too talented and this is definitely because he is a witch who should be burned at the stake. Oddly, my regular assertions of this fact do not appear to have put him off being … Continue reading One in the coven
Cw: mental health shiz. This is going to be depressing. Comes with the subject matter I'm afraid. The How I Met My Psychiatrist genre of anecdotes isn't the most chirpy of all dinner party stories. I am what I might call an intermittently crazy person. You, on the other hand, should not call me this. … Continue reading A gift for a man I shouldn’t know
Waterman can often sink off the radar in pen nerd circles. They're there, everyone's heard of them, but they can be treated as a bit stale. This is probably because everyone's heard of them, and pen nerds can be a teeeeeeny bit hipster at times: Have you seen the latest Kickstarter for a tactical survival … Continue reading Two Watermen of Verona
I should explain that title shouldn't I. Back a decade ago when I was first diagnosed with ASD, (well actually with Asperger's, which was a thing then but isn't anymore) I spent some time on an ASD message board* trying to figure out what any of it meant. There was a thread about shitty things … Continue reading No imagination, no concept of sarcasm and no sense of humour
I have noticed that whenever someone says "I'm just saying what everyone else was thinking" there is a 100% watertight guarantee that I was not thinking that thing. I have probably never thought that thing. There is probably something very wrong with the person who thinks that thing. See also: "I tell it like it … Continue reading Who’s awesome? You’re awesome!
Dear Gardeners' Question Time, I'm holed up at Gladstone's Library, which is a residential library in the tiny little village of Hawarden, North Wales. I'm here to work on my novel and relax a bit and OMG THIS PLACE IS BRILLIANT. I HAVEN'T SPOKEN TO ANYONE USING MY FACE FOR TWO DAYS, EXCEPT TO ORDER … Continue reading Looking at our mailbag I see that it’s overflowing with this blog post from a Mrs Trellis of North Wales. She writes: