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Real Life: I Hate Housework!

It’s tedious, monotonous and infinite! I resent the fact that Hagar doesn’t do as much as me and has somehow managed to morph a relationship founded on equality to one of segregated conjugal roles! How did this happen? At the …

Real Life:Eco-Quarter

I was just reading Heather’s blog about how much she hates Red magazine because it’s full of adverts and guff, and I said I like the magazine The Green Parent. It’s tough to try and live sustainably when you are …

Real Life: It’s official – I am past it!

Yes – it’s true, I am officially old and past it. Those high jinx days are over! I am sorry to disappoint you all. Hagar only tutted twice when I heckled and then I stopped just because I wanted to …

Real Life: Tonight we dine-in

First, of all I am praying Hagar doesn’t decide to come home for lunch! House equals Armageddon. I am at home with my little menace today, and she is just a motorised, chaos creator hell bent on household destruction. She …

Real life: Where were you when Diana died?

It was 3.00am on August 31st 1997, and I was lying drunk on the floor of Stasia’s cottage, in the heart of Colonies, at the bottom of majestic Edinburgh. It was a particularly average summer, warm, humid but mainly overcast. …