Tag Archives: Life

In my youth

I am, and I can prove it! Continue reading

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Agates are like people

It’s what’s inside that counts . . . Continue reading

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Life according to Marks

An email from Marks & Spencer on 4 May 2017 said: “Life’s short. Let’s spend it well. Life’s too short for hesitations.” I wanted to argue; but they were right on one point . . . If life is so … Continue reading

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Give it time

It’s what life needs. Continue reading

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Mending things

It’s tricky, these days! Continue reading

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The Society of Radiator Geeks

A guide showing us round a museum remarked that an earlier visitor had become excited over one of the building’s radiators – apparently, it was a rare example of its type. He’d told the guide he was a member of … Continue reading

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Life is like a ladder

The rungs seem to get closer together . . . Continue reading

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A dog’s tale

Tables turned! Continue reading

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A Round Tuit

It’s all I need – or is it? Continue reading

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Fallen headlines

There’s a Society for them . . . Continue reading

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Trolleyhogs

Found in supermarkets . . . Continue reading

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The milkman’s horse

Long gone, fondly remembered Continue reading

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Things

Just phases we go through Continue reading

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Walkies

An unhealthy obsession? Continue reading

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Your face is familiar

Have we met before? Continue reading

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Age

You’re as old as your cells Continue reading

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Posh

A stereotype? Continue reading

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I think we might have had that conversation once before

Déjà écouté? Continue reading

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SOS

Help! Continue reading

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The cleaner

Life is but a dream Continue reading

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Early warning

A matter of weighting Continue reading

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Skin deep

Epidermal support Continue reading

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Clickety-click

The Bingo game of life Continue reading

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Builder’s bladder

Evidence of Darwinian evolution? Continue reading

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The purpose of life

Unpasteurised thoughts Continue reading

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Granddad?

I’ve been given a title Continue reading

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Whatever next?

I’m wondering, too… Continue reading

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On the bus down to Brighton

An eventful journey Continue reading

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If it’s broke. . .

A technological fix Continue reading

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Knocking at the door

Not HIM, already? Continue reading

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On the end of the world being nigh

Scientists become prophets Continue reading

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I give up

I’m not the man I was Continue reading

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Perhaps

They seek him here, they seek him there… Continue reading

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I wonder

A celestial put-down Continue reading

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Ignorance is bliss

Christopher Robin to the rescue Continue reading

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Conkering heroes

The playground’s not the same, these days Continue reading

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Definitions

If they’re no good, or absent, they tell you something worth knowing Continue reading

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Alarmed!

Behind the notice on the door Continue reading

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No news is good news

Of dogs and men Continue reading

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Let us from this table rise

But not as quickly as we used to. . . Continue reading

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Nostalgia

A good wallow Continue reading

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Retail therapy

A learning experience Continue reading

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The interstices of life

They are the nooks and crannies of life: you have to look for them, but they’re there . . . Continue reading

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Vest is best

Something close to my heart… Continue reading

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Births, Marriages and Deaths

Definitely not vanity publishing! Continue reading

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There’s always one

One face of Mr Sodd’s Law Continue reading

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Did I turn the oven off?

A solution to the traveller’s curse Continue reading

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No time like the present

Now, then… Continue reading

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Dust to dust

The answer to a persistent problem Continue reading

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What if?

Are the odds stacked against you? Continue reading

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Indecent exposure

A cost-benefit situation Continue reading

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Science and religion

It’s a mystery Continue reading

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What goes up…

Look out! Continue reading

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Reflections

A new you? Continue reading

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The lift

This lift is different from all the others! Continue reading

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Ageology

How not to lie about your age Continue reading

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Earthquakes have no morals

The backside of life’s rich tapestry Continue reading

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Time’s passed

Getting your head round geological time-scales Continue reading

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Ravages of time

The age of man that Shakespeare missed Continue reading

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