Monthly Archives: October 2011

Scary Monsters

Halloween looms; the time when we conjure up all things ghoulish. I wonder how easy it is to genuinely scare the Bejesus out of today’s children, being used as they are to images that would have sent us quivering under … Continue reading

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High Crowds

“We are say-ring…passing high crowds…”                                                                       … Continue reading

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Fanbloodytastic

Jumping in at the deep end, I’ll start with a name drop. I love them. Shame on me, but I do. UK news broadcasts now include the warnings, ‘Caution, this segment contains flashing images,’ (although I can’t help but wonder … Continue reading

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Home Is Where The Hearth Is

  There’s an old joke that goes, ‘How do you turn a cat into a dog?’ My love of cats has been likened to fanaticism. I’ve been dubbed The Cat Whisperer and accused of manufacturing an over air-conditioned bedroom to … Continue reading

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These Hands

These hands let your tiny fingers curl around them on the day you were born. These hands changed, fed and bathed you. They stroked and supported your head, when your head was so small it fit into one of them. … Continue reading

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