Monthly Archives: June 2013

Six Degrees – Pope Francis

Someone I know met the pope, in person, a few days ago. That means I’m only two degrees away from the Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church. And I’m a mere three degrees from God, Jesus, The Holy Sprit, The…

Hertford Carnival 2013

Who needs Rio? Hertford Carnival 2013 was infinitely more spectacular – pirates, morris dancers, shire horses, luminaries in their regalia, a brass band from Germany and 101 barking children dressed as Dalmatians. After the procession, there was more merrymaking on…

Who Is Osric Loveday?

Last week, an old lady kept phoning me and asking, ‘Is that Osric?’ I told her repeatedly that no, it wasn’t. And now I’m getting messages for a Mr Loveday. Mr Loveday’s dentist left a detailed message earlier. I know…

Old People and T-Shirts

I have a weakness for t-shirts with writing on them. The more preposterous the better. My t-shirts say things like Diesel 1862 – Dance with Gertrude Pompidou or Adidas – 7373 Twit Cotswoldy or Armani – Squirrels of Milano You…

Monday Moggie

Today’s moggy is Morris who is running for mayor in Xalapa, Mexico. His slogan – Xalapa without Rats. We wish him luck.