Monthly Archives: August 2005

Dear Jürgen,

Even if you’re right, in many societies it’s considered impolite to say, “it’s your own fault”, whilst rescue workers are still pulling the bodies of victims of natural disasters out of trees. German Phrase For Today: “ Bundesumweltminister” – Twat

Posted in Politics, dreary

“Do I Need To Lose A Bit Of Weight?”

And I told her “Don’t be stupid ‘cause you’re looking great” And I call her String Bean Jean because the label on her jeans says Seven to eight years old – well that’s pretty small. “A bit podgy” That’s what

Posted in Day 2 Day, Food, Drink

The Witanagemot Club

If you’re inclined towards English nationalism – and I have become so, although I’d prefer not to be – this might be something for you. I grew up thinking of myself as being primarily British. However, now we seem to

Posted in Politics, dreary

More Side Effects

When I wrote the last blog entry, my intention was that the next would be a description of my much-too-short visit to Scotland: sitting on loch shores; eating simply delightful seafood; watching appallingly bad acts at the Edinburgh fringe; driving

Posted in Day 2 Day

Home Is….

…always somewhere else. I’m not sure if it’s a result of having never lived in one place long enough to really consider anywhere home, or the result of having lived “abroad” for nine years, but I have no feeling of

Posted in Day 2 Day