Similes, metaphors, idioms and other observational tools in our linguistic armoury make for rich pickings when it comes to doodles.
Lately, I’ve been focusing my attention on food idioms – … Read the rest
It’s a Monday night and it’s raining, as it has done for the last week or more. It’s so unbelievably gloomy that I have decided to crack open that bottle … Read the rest
The Lady Bites wouldn’t have happened had it not been for an ex-web designer friend of mine, known as Bertie Wooster (or sometimes Dirty Bertie thanks to his tent-creeping tendencies), … Read the rest
My first day back from holiday and I am already missing Prawle Point, the southernmost tip of Devon, where my in-laws had rented a house, the last in a line … Read the rest
This morning I enjoyed one of my all-time favourite breakfasts: banana and marmite on toast. It’s an unusual combination, I know, and one that I don’t doubt will have the … Read the rest