Silly Poem – Pink Bloomer

Written whilst in Prado, looking out up at a statue of Thomas Gainsborough, lording it over the activities of the Avon lady’s market stall.   Gainsborough lords it high above cerise-pink hood; a flower above all flowers – its bed of make-up puckering lips up for a kiss. Gainsborough smiles, his lips all pink and…

Savvy Comedy – Lamarsh

No mango cider? This has to be a mistake. Why am I not at my local, The Brewery Tap, glugging down one of my five a day? What’s lured me out of my comfort zone? Who’s lured me out? PJ, why Lamarsh? I’m rather partial to The Tap! Ah, now I see it! Louie Green!…

Savvy Comedy – Three Years Sillier

Can’t believe its been three years since our founder, PJ, launched the best comedy club in Suffolk. Even Louis Green, today’s emcee, is still to make the three-year milestone! Louis, bless his silly socks, was only birthed into PJ’s world two years ago. Fabulous – I’ve now given myself earworms! The song ‘Once, twice, three…

Silly Diary 62: Chilton Snapper

How to trick the sprogs into getting out of our cliff-top-cave home, in Suffolk, to brave the wilds of sunny Chilton? Tell them we’re going to McDonalds! Not healthy, no! But then, neither is it healthy to stay in the gloom all day. But, even with the lure of McDonalds, a generous hour passes before…

Silly Diary 61: Lost Chilton

Back from the druglands of Rhyl and Towyn, I stride forth into the familiar territory of the lost village of Chilton (now a suburban industrial estate), to check out the views and my favourite haunt – the churchyard of St. Mary’s! I’ve been told that none other than the intrepid explorer, Michael Palin, shares my love…

Silly Poem – Mind

  I never mind them. Not much. And I don’t mind not minding them. Not at all. Why then, do they mind me not minding them? That, I mind!   And is that wrong? No, not to my mind.   As the only mind, to me, that I mind minding, is my mind.   So,…

Savvy Diary 57: Belle Vue Ball

I’m not usually a great fan of Sudbury’s annual ‘Party in the Park’. Not that I’m a party pooper – I just don’t like other people! Correction. Other people are fine, just so long as they don’t blow their cigarette smoke in my face. And what better place to get fagged out, than to plonk…

Savvy Diary 58: Queen Bee

Disclaimer: This post contains image links to products available on Amazon, for which I do not receive any commission. Wednesday: almost a week since I abandoned my day job for good. And what have I achieved? A tidy study. Okay, so a tidy study isn’t a bestselling novelette, and perhaps I could have written a…

Marvellous

Disclaimer: This post contains an image link for a product to make you tingle. If you click through to Amazon and choose to purchase a lorry-load of the stuff, I will receive a mega-big commission at no extra cost to yourself. Marvellous! It’s Tap Time again, and our first comedian – Danny Marks – is…

Savvy Diary 39: Borley Mill

Disclaimer: This post contains image links for books available at Amazon, for which I do not receive any commission. It’s Sunday. I’m on the move along Northern Road and I have to say that my dainty ballerina’s arthritic feet look rather sweet when intermingled with so many pink flowers. And just take a look at…