Monthly Archives: December 2004


‘Chav’ is apparently the buzz word of 2004 (see BBC Online). Yes but no but yes but no…it is. The OED reckon it’s from Romany, but I heard it ages ago in Newcastle (‘Charver’) and I’m prepared to bet my…

The National Gerbil Society Website has some great gerbil wallpaper and many useful tips on gerbil-related things.


Here are some photos of my trip to Thailand in 2004. Krabi Province where I stayed was hit by the Tsunami. To give money, click here, call 0870 60 60 900, or just pop into your local Oxfam shop.

The Oxen by Thomas Hardy

Christmas Eve, and twelve of the clock. “Now they are all on their knees,” An elder said as we sat in a flock By the embers in hearthside ease. We pictured the meek mild creatures where They dwelt in their…