Monthly Archives: December 2009

Uncle George

The incontinence pad has twisted between my thighs, catching the skin of my testicles. My mother had a pad too, I remember now. Although in those days, her last days, those old times, then, they were substantially thicker. And I … Continue reading

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visiting hours from two to four

“How are all your whatsits behaving?” “Twice yesterday.” “Oh.” “Watch it. Here comes her who must be obeyed.” “Well I got slippers anyway. Fluffy penguins from the kids.” “Damn expensive. And the kids said they had to be Clarks did … Continue reading

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a little more on decline & crash

A large pile of emails have landed in my inbox during the overfed, overdrunk, overexcited Christmas break, most probably because I don’t have a comments facility here, and many of them in response to this post about the BBC Africa … Continue reading

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publicity is free

The picture has nothing to do with the post, apart from the fact that it’s Christmas and I was once given a SuperWoman mug in my stocking (not that long ago in fact). So, to the post. Nice Natalie Hanman … Continue reading

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saving Africa

 

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feral art

I wasn’t thinking about this at the time, but I am grateful to Stewart Home for the reminder. Since I’ve lived in Walthamstow I’ve made lots of rather banal jokes about boy bands and E17. No more. This video makes … Continue reading

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Look away now

More puppy pix from Alex.

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