Life with Arfur

An irreverent look at living with arthritis

December 25, 2016
by David Robinson
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I Hate Christmas

Christmas is coming and me dad’s run outta fags Please put a tenner in me mam’s handbag If you haven’t got a tenner, a fiver will do If you haven’t got a fiver, your window’s going through Have I ever … Continue reading

November 18, 2016
by David Robinson
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The Ongoing Saga of Joe’s Eye

You all know Joe. You should do. He’s mentioned on here often enough and he photobombs more of my videos than is good for my sanity. He’s a rescue dog. Found wandering the streets of Manchester, we rescued him from … Continue reading

October 21, 2016
by David Robinson
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A Week From Hell

I’m thinking of turning to disaster novels… based on my life. Everybody hates Monday morning. I don’t usually because it means all the factory fodder have gone off to their daily toil and I get some peace. Not this week. … Continue reading

October 14, 2016
by David Robinson
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Marmite Manoeuvres

  Had to go to Tesco, as I usually do, but not being a lover of Marmite, I knew nothing of the furore that was Marmitegate. Imagine my surprise, therefore, when I turn into the relevant aisle to find a … Continue reading

October 11, 2016
by David Robinson
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Back Again With A Giveaway (or Two)

Hello. Did you think I’d done a runner? It’s a while since I’ve used the blog. Why? For a start off, I’ve been ill for the better end of two years, and its most marked effect has been through this … Continue reading

August 17, 2016
by David Robinson
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A Family of Olympians

The Rio Olympics come to a close this weekend, and it’s been a fine performance from the British athletes. Many congratulations to all those who picked up medals, but I think it’s time I detailed our achievements. It’s not something … Continue reading