Way, way back around this time last year, Clark and I travelled to Edinburgh to spend his 25th birthday there. It’s his favourite city and somewhere that I was definitely eager to go back to.* Because it was (a tiny amount) cheaper, we decided to get the train instead of flying. This turned out to… Continue reading Richard Branson Ruined My Weekend.
Part One Over Here! Soon after getting home, we discovered that my parents weren’t best pleased when that surprise turned out to be a puppy. “What the bloody hell have you got a dog for?!” Said my dad “What are you going to do with him while you’re at work?” Said my mum Both… Continue reading Along Came Otto Part Two – Where It All Went Wrong.
Here we are at last - September. The kids are back at school, the longer nights are beginning to draw in, there is the tiniest hint of a chill in the air and I’m starting to crave various flavours of soup of an evening. I realise that we still have a few remnants of what… Continue reading Look at this happy kidney, and other Uncommon Goods
I have been very stressed about Walker’s most recent advertising campaign. For those who haven’t seen it, the basic principle is that they are pitting two different flavours of crisps against each other - a new one and a “best of British” one. The one that sells the most out of each pairing will be… Continue reading I Will Die If They Discontinue Salt & Vinegar Walkers.