One might argue that old Scottish dialect is incomprehensible enough to a modern Briton without the need for COMPLICATED, but that misses the point: COMPLICATED should not prevent understanding, merely dress in important-sounding language for maximum pomposity!
Advances in technology are making some current everyday activities obsolete. What of our current life is doomed? Here are 8 familiar things we will probably lose.
My cat Gatto is addicted to social media. There’s a particular shrub he marks with his whiskers and so do all the other neighbourhood cats. Naturally we now refer to this shrub as Facebush.
I have been so dispirited by the whole nature of the Referendum campaign on both sides that I felt a small rant was in order.
Even the best hotels have faults, and some seem to occur in almost every hotel you stay in. Here is my take on the top ten things hotels fail to get right for their guests.
The terms ‘thin’ and ‘fat’ are wholly inadequate to describe the range of widths of the human form. We offer a shorthand for pointing out noteworthy specimens of human width more accurately and, in the event of being overheard by the person in question, more safely.
A small and humorous tribute to the “worst poet in the English language”, William McGonagall, penned by my father as a thank you note on receiving a book of the poet’s collected works for his birthday.
Are polarised opinions in black and white really desirable? Isn’t a grey “maybe” view more appropriate? We should all learn to doubt more…
This poem sounds suicidal but was more influenced by science fiction such as the Lensman series, where the human mind breaks free of bodily constraint. It’s not great but I was young at the time…
It seems to me that certain types of car are the most likely to be driven at excessive speeds on motorways. Here are my top five transgressors.