Month: February 2007

It is now 1 a.m. Last night at eight of the clock I got back from working late at the office, to find my brother dave, now 25, lying in bed very ill. Putting the kettle on for some soup, I immediately scraped together some cash to get him some drugs, and went back out […]

Right. Looks like I’ll need a friend with a driving license to help me move at least once on the 18th March. Any volunteers? powered by performancing firefox

I’m a bit bemused about this Lordship scandal. Granted, giving the money to T.Blair so he can buy himself houses, or to his party so they can buy votes, is somewhat corrupt, but we mustn’t forget that certain titles were created for this purpose. The baronets were created in 1611 by James I, desperate for […]

The rules were simple. A party, David’s birthday, where you’re obliged to come as Groucho Marx, or Karl Marx if you’d never heard of Groucho (Phyllis Stein’s, the lot of you.) These three won easily though with their tribute to the Duck Soup mirror scene, here available by the miracle of You Tube. Huzzah! http://youtube.com/v/vy3FnA3mJHE

The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats TURNING and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst […]