Category Archives: Nothing You Can Do, Duck

Mum’s getting married in the morning

The blog has just learned that this is one of the two songs that will be played at Newcastle-under-Lyme registery office along with Raise Me Up by Westlife. Advertisements

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Well done Sir

Preston North End have sacked Alex Ferguson’s son, and League of Gentlemen look-a-like, Darren from the position of manager. This has prompted Darren’s dad to immediately recall two loan players. Hold more grudges and be more petty. Could these possibly … Continue reading

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Newquay 1972

You’d never guess that the kid on the left was the best super lightweight scrapper in any school playground you could care to mention, would you? Mother was feeling much better yesterday.

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Whispering for Mother

I don’t have a God, but I like people who do (sometimes). Last week my best friend Ben, a cradle Catholic, organised a 10.00am Mass at the Roman Catholic cathedral to be dedicated to my mother. Intention: Carole Foster is … Continue reading

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Scanners

I’ve never had a scanner in the house, which is just as well or this blog might have been rather banal* over the years, full of images of paperclips and bus tickets. I remember using a colour photocopier for the … Continue reading

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Some people don’t like the snow

But look at this from my friend J, of the insightful comments regarding Russian Dolls and the ages of children (which has subsequently made me think, ‘Does this happen in reverse, from the child’s perspective?). It is a picture of … Continue reading

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These fragments

That Knights, Liverpool photo is a picture that could only have been taken at a particular time. When you look at it you know what model of car will be parked in the streets outside. A couple of people have … Continue reading

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