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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

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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

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The Holiday From Hell

So We’re Back Clad in shorts and a T-shirt to combat 28 degrees of subtropical heat, we took off from Arrecife at six last night, and just after ten o’clock, we tootled into three degrees of freezing Manchester. And I’ll … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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A Sunny Day

I have to apologise for this one in advance. It didn’t turn out as good as I expected, but I hope you’ll still get a few chuckles from it. In my defence, we haven’t had much sun round here recently, … Continue reading

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Giving It Away? Me?

It doesn’t even sound right, does it? But it’s pointed out to me that I am a tightwad, a classic Yorkshireman. I never give anything away. Take, for example, the recent referendum. I got stopped in the street by one … Continue reading

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Tenerife, here we come.

Right, that’s me and the missus shooting off to the Canary Islands for a week of subtropical sunshine. Somebody has to go there. While we’re away be good, and if you can’t be good, take a look around the site. … Continue reading

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