Sometimes, when my life feels a tad too pedestrian, and in my throes of lethargy and general ennui, I read the Peterborough column in the Daily Mail (my mum buys it. I read it second hand). It always gives me a boost. My life is wonderful. Here are some classics:
So it's been a while! I've got a year older, a year wiser and... Yeah. Anyway, apologies for long absence. But here is a story I wrote for Liars' League, a monthly competition-type thing. Enjoy! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=niQoAu3-wk4 Follow Liars' League on Twitter: https://twitter.com/liarsleague?lang=en-gb Here are the other stories (the theme was Genous and Madness): 1. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fmogTpt4N0Q … Continue reading 1% Inspiration
The fictional Marguerite St Just was the "cleverest woman in Europe" according to her creator, Baroness Emma Orczy, yet she took about 10* chapters before she realised that her husband, Sir Percy Blakeney, was the Scarlet Pimpernel. That is despite it being PATENTLY OBVIOUS. And so brings us to today's subject: being clever. Or being … Continue reading Clever clever clever
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) Roses, not only being my favourite chocolates, are the theme of today's post. (They are not my favourite flowers. That accolade belongs to peonies). I digress. Roses. Names. What's in a … Continue reading Coming Up Roses
I've been thinking for a long time about what to blog about next. Since Christmas Day, when I posted some photos, all sots of interesting stuff has happened. My brother had major heart surgery, and I was convinced convinced convinced he would die (he didn't. He's ok) and it would somehow be my fault. What else has … Continue reading Panic! At the bus stop
*it is not my birthday. I, like the queen, have two birthdays. My physical birthday, which is in June (the 20th, if you want to send cards), and my mental birthday, which is today! Hooray! I was diagnosed with OCD exactly six years ago today. My life started making sense on 19th December 2009. Whatever … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me*!
Quick one, found this. Enjoy. http://itsthetie.com/comic/three-wishes/