Whatever Takes Your Fancy: Silly-Savvy Story

‘Select something,’ he said. ‘Yeah, I know, you said that before, but I just can’t think. It’s so hard to choose.’ ‘Just go for it. Whatever. Anything that takes your fancy!’ ‘But why? And if I do this, this time, what will you ask me to do next time?’ ‘Who knows – might be something…

Savvy Letter – Dear Dom (Again)

Dear Dom, Yes, it is me again! Me, Jay Cool! And yes, I know that you gave me the sack before I even got the job, or for that matter, before I even received a response! And, yes, I know that you haven’t had time to read my application letter yet, hence the prematurely-premature sacking….

Savvy Poem – Misfittedup

Misfits required; but, if you don’t fit in, you will be fired!   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, 4th December, 2020   Image courtesy of Pixabay.com Savvy Poem – Cracked Wallpaper Silly Poem – Downing It Silly Boris Romps to Power

Savvy Letter: Dear Dom

Written in response to Chris Smyth’s front-page story ‘Wanted: weirdos to shake up Whitehall’, as featured in ‘The Times’, Friday January 3 2020.   Dear Dom, Weirdos wanted. At last, a job description that calls to me. At last, I am needed. At last, my time – the time of the Silly-Savvy Salopian has come….

Silly Politics – Boris’ Eggy Feet

Do I really want to go forward with 2020, when I’ve just had the most bizarre carrot on a stick dangled in front of my senses? Who, in the UK, or for that matter, the rest of the world, be it of American or European ilk, would want to egg old Boris on, as he…

Silly Boris Romps to Power

Ms Swinson said the result was “hugely disappointing” in her seat and across the country, as Boris Johnson romped to victory with a comfortable Conservative majority. (Andrew Griffin in ‘Live Comment’) Romped. Why? Surely, I am not the only non-religious Brit, to wake up in horror this morning at the realisation that I will be…

Silly Poem – Divvy Dong

A response to Boris’ fine use of alliteration in his ‘dribble, drift, delay and dither’ drivel of a ‘Get Brexit Done!’ campaign.   Boris, dithering, dipped and dripped. “Well, I’ll be danged, if I didn’t deliver!” he drivelled, demented, dribbling, and delayed.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, 24th November 2019 Image by kie-ker from…

Savvy Book – Truth To Power

‘‘Truth to Power’, by Jess Phillips. A  savvy little book (signed copies available from Waterstones) with a big, if somewhat difficult to stomach, message. ‘Hate the sin not the sinner.’ (p.47) In other words, don’t waste your energy exacting revenge upon a single person, even if they did you a serious wrong. Look at the…

Sillily-Serious Poem – Young Boris

I wrote this, yesterday morning (17th Oct, 2019), after observing a youthful Boris lookalike sauntering through St. Peter’s market square, Sudbury. Later that day, I had the misfortune of hearing the news about Boris agreeing a deal with the EU! Boris, young, with same loose tongue, whips, carefree, ‘neath glare of St. Peter’s . Cap…

Savvy Poem – Distalk

A response to an article suggesting that staff at the BBC were told not to back Naga Munchetty, following viewer’s complaints about her jibe at Trump’s racist remarks. Do not talk to her. And do not discuss her disgust with the dissing. You must not disagree, disobey, or disappoint, unless you too want to be dissed…