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Tell me now how do I feel

This year “Blue Monday” – a date in January regarded as the most depressing day of the year – falls on 19 January. I’m sure that I heard John Humphrys on the Today programme this morning say 40% of workers

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There’s A Word For This Kind Of Advertising

The ad agency probably went with “knowing” or else one of the sick masochists actually believes this. Okay, okay, they might have a point with the words “…will be crammed full…” I suppose. viagra mastercardcompare cialis pricesbuy generic viagrabuy generic

Posted in Day 2 Day, Misc.

For Each A Road

There really is nothing like driving along the M74 somewhere vaguely near Lockerbie at 2 am and having the fuel distributor computer decide it’s going to shut off the engine. Especially if there’s a car 18 inches behind you doing

Posted in Day 2 Day, Girls, Cars, Sport...

How The Expletive Did That Happen?

. Now, I know it has something to do with the rotation of the earth, but that many times? Really? Is it one of those aging-related things? Or working every day? No, no, it can’t be that – there has

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It’s 2008!

At least according to the Microsoft calendar at the bottom of the screen. Now, it’s not just that it’s Microsoft that makes me slightly suspicious of that date, but rather that a few weeks ago I was looking through essays

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Avoiding Credit Card Debt This Christmas

It’s very easy to go overboard on the Christmas spend, especially when you’ve last present buying until the last minute. Blood rushes to your head, you make impulse purchases on your credit card and regret them in January. However, following

Posted in ActualFacts, Day 2 Day

Mild Discomfort

According to the fact sheet given to me at the hospital outpatients department: whilst an endoscopy “is not painful, there may be some mild discomfort.” Now, it might well be that I’m just a big girl (actually, that’s not true

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I Was Walking Home From The Pub, When…

It doesn’t matter if you have a photograph, never start a tale of the unusual (unless it’s about a girl) with those words. No one will ever believe you. They won’t believe you about the girl, either. Also, if you

Posted in Day 2 Day, Stupidity / FFS

Too Much Information

Normally when one looks at a bottle of wine, the label will say “75cl, 1er Cru, 2003, Mis en bouteille au château”, or, in the Fact Household “3 liter Tetrapak, finest Bulgarian Tablewine”. Not so the bottle I’ve just been

Posted in Day 2 Day, Food, Drink


As you’re all no doubt aware, today is ‘International Talk Like A Pirate Day‘. Now, here at InActualFact we’ll not be standing for any of this pervasive nonsense (even Flickr has a skull and crossbones on its logo, for God’s

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