January 20, 2009

I’m snowboarding again with the boys. Read about it here.


Fred Basset – erratum

July 14, 2008

Now I’m not going to use this forum to engage on a years-long rant against Fred Basset creator Alex Graham. That kind of thing has been done already, and done extraordinarily well.

You can see Fred’s latest hilarious antics here. As the proud co-owner of a Basset pup of my own, however, I have to say that Mr Graham’s comic strip would perhaps be a little more lifelike if it looked like this:

What I’m doing now

February 3, 2008


This. Magnificent.


August 28, 2006

I have frequently warned of the danger posed by aubergines. I cut my hand on one once, and I can tell you here and now that it came as something of a shock.  Aubergines do, however possess pointy bits.

Today I have trumped that feat. As I write this post, my thumb is bleeding from an injury sustained from a butternut squash.