Tag Archives: Personal

Underactive

Must work harder . . . Continue reading

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Forgetting

A cure, but do it immediately . . . Continue reading

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Lancing Clump

On the skyline of my youth Continue reading

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Of course, I never do it

Roads in Britain have a speed limit of 70 miles per hour, though you’d never think it applied on motorways. I’m cruising down the motorway, at spot-on seventy, So why is all the other traffic overtaking me? Where are the … Continue reading

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Ageless

Why didn’t I think of it before? Continue reading

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Joseph

A name from the 18th century branches of the family tree. He’s here! He’s arrived! A brother for Jess, A grandson for Gordon and Mo. His name’s really Joseph, But it won’t be too long Before we’ll be calling him … Continue reading

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Existentially baffled

Unwittingly served up by a waitress Continue reading

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Here

A special place Continue reading

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Science

Is that what’s in the Science Museum? Continue reading

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Twittering

Tweets and Twits . . . Continue reading

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Gordon’s garden – the latest

I like to keep it guessing… Continue reading

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Silenced!

I hope what I lost will turn up soon… Continue reading

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Waste paper

Never mind how long a piece of string is, how long does a till receipt have to be? Continue reading

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Directions

Don’t ask me for them Continue reading

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The mind of a sat-nav

Useful, but unfathomable Continue reading

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History lessons

What I learned wasn’t all history . . . Continue reading

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Durham Cathedral

What would Cuthbert think? Continue reading

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Gibbs Dentifrice

Gone, but not forgotten Continue reading

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The milkman’s horse

Long gone, fondly remembered Continue reading

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Isaac Newton

Thanks, Sir! Continue reading

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Un-invited guests

Lost in the post? Continue reading

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Jessica Judge

Sunday’s child Continue reading

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Street View

Something’s missing. . . Continue reading

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Blog slog

But it was worth it Continue reading

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Old friends

A reunion and an admission Continue reading

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Poet-tree

Oh, hang it. . . Continue reading

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Clouds

I’m still waiting. . . Continue reading

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An der schönen, blauen Donau

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em Continue reading

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FAQs

Unanswered questions Continue reading

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Lists

One darn thing after another Continue reading

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Hoovering the garden

Cleanliness is next to madness Continue reading

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The flint miners of Cissbury

Arrowheads? What arrowheads? Continue reading

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The Bubnoff

Units of immortality 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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No place to hide

Clinical exposure 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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Skin deep

Epidermal support Continue reading

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Open wide

Recognition’s a funny thing Continue reading

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On the mend

Mister Fixit Continue reading

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I’d walk a million miles

Or wait six weeks Continue reading

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Nathan

Rhyme alert! Continue reading

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Clickety-click

The Bingo game of life Continue reading

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Dream poem

Or did I imagine it? Continue reading

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Jack of all trades

Adequate, but cheap Continue reading

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Cause and effect

A personal perspective on global warming Continue reading

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St Michael was my tailor

My patron saint has deserted me Continue reading

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Sealed for life

A casualty of progress Continue reading

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Granddad?

I’ve been given a title Continue reading

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Amelia

What’s in a name? Continue reading

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Whatever next?

I’m wondering, too… Continue reading

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At the sales

Hanging around Continue reading

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If it’s broke. . .

A technological fix Continue reading

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The breadmaker

Good, but not good enough Continue reading

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Knocking at the door

Not HIM, already? Continue reading

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Memory stick

I need a socket Continue reading

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Hello, what are you doing?

A very good question Continue reading

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The Second Law and me

Down with entropy! Continue reading

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The queue

A waiting game Continue reading

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I give up

I’m not the man I was Continue reading

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High hopes

Heavenly apirations 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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The skin that I’m in

It’s all mine! Continue reading

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If you can’t stand the heat…

Why not leave the cooking to me? Continue reading

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Ladies and gentlemen

Sexual discrimination Continue reading

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Plumbing the depths

Tweaking and leaking Continue reading

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Writer’s block

Winter blues Continue reading

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The fall

Going down… Continue reading

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Nostalgia

A good wallow Continue reading

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Vest is best

Something close to my heart… Continue reading

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Recycling

How ‘green’ can you get? Continue reading

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Streptomycin

An antibiotic hero Continue reading

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Dust to dust

The answer to a persistent problem Continue reading

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Family tree

Diminishing returns Continue reading

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What if?

Are the odds stacked against you? Continue reading

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The sixth commandment

Thou shalt not kill what? Continue reading

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A spider, an ant and a fly

Three sticky ends Continue reading

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Come dancing

Quicks, slows, heels and toes Continue reading

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Indecent exposure

A cost-benefit situation Continue reading

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A magnetic personality

Marketing strategists, take note Continue reading

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The pollster

Watch how they tick you off Continue reading

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Return to sender

Postal rage Continue reading

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Analogue

I grew up in an analogue world Continue reading

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Poetry in motion

Better out than in… Continue reading

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Earth

An early geological discovery Continue reading

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Netted

New on the Net Continue reading

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Hammer of the South

some have power thrust upon them Continue reading

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Ravages of time

The age of man that Shakespeare missed Continue reading

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Gordon’s garden

Evidence for fossil redistribution Continue reading

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Feet of clay

A cautionary tale Continue reading

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Gordon’s garden again

Pedological redistribution Continue reading

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