Silly Adventure – Bunny Soup in Chilton

What to do on a Sunday, when one has risen from their boudoir just in time to have missed morning service at the local spiritual establishment, and is in the company of God-fearing guests? Stand outside one’s clifftop cave with a box of orange-flavoured Matchmakers, and coax them out into the open. A winner every…

Savvy Comedy – Running Order

It’s the usual start to this evening’s comedy gig, as the regular emcee, PJ, does his ‘With you in a minute – just sorting out the running order!” excuse, before he himself does a runner! (See you in the New Year, PJ!) Luckily, Josh Massen’s first up, and he’s full of compliments today, telling us…

Silly Style – Christmas with Kate & Stacey

Stacey Solomon in green. Princess Kate in red. Put the two looks together and what does one get?   Not that I’ve got anything at all against the Christmas tree look! It’s true that I’m not so keen on the long skirt and sleeves and the great big neck-tie, or the alternative all-boobs-on-display open top; apart…

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 Book – Fairy Tales for Millennials

‘Fairy Tales for Millennials’, by Bruno Vincent. A highly-entertaining read bringing the traditional up to date with the 21st century. The witch who attempts to cook up Gretel has use of an electric blender and a thing about turmeric powder. Cinderella wants to feel in touch with the suffering of the oppressed and, as such,…

Savvy Book – Paris Echo

‘Paris Echo’, by Sebastian Faulks. I’m told that the first sentence is key to writing a bestseller. And, on picking up a copy of Seb’s ‘Paris Echo’, I know this to be true. I read the first sentence: ‘I was taking a pee in the bathroom when I caught sight of myself in the mirror.’ (p.1) Recalling my…

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…

Silly Poem – Rumblings

The rumbling gets to me in the way a not great thing grates upon a person. All of the rumbles and snorts and puffs intrude upon my sense of who I am and interfere with that which might be the continuation of myself, if it were allowed to continue, undisturbed by the inconvenience of the…

A Silly Poem – No Views

No views. Is business a card, distributed to many, if the many see no purpose in following it through? Have I been reduced to a card of many that produces nothing? Am I a reduction? Will someone find me, someday, in the pocket of a charity shop jacket, and will they pick me up and…

Savvy Style – Bag a Princess!

Update on the whole Princess-Beatrice-lookalike dress on a budget fiasco! As you saw in my previous post, Princess Budget, I did eventually achieve some success with my charity shop jaunt, with a floral wonder from Cancer Research UK – well under budget at £3! It’s true enough that it was a little short and improper, the…