Monthly Archives: August 2013

Living Between

Luton – deceptively picturesque Boll and I seem to be living between cities this year. We’re in Newcastle in August, Hertford in September. And Boll thankfully makes herself at home in both locations – a bit like a cat novelist.…

The Guest House

This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, Some momentary awareness comes As an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all, Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, Who violently…

Jalapeño Question

Q – Why did the jalapeño wear a jumper? A – Because it was a little chilli.

Geordie Grammar

As you no doubt know, I’m a big fan of Geordie grammar and I’ve went to great lengths to bring yous examples of it over the years. So I was delighted when Dad told me about a Geordie manager he…

Oop North

Hello (after a small blogging break) from The North where we’re staying with Bolly’s grandparents. She likes the garden here, as there are no cats or dogs.