Does your diary record what you have achieved, or just what you’ve done?
I know someone who keeps a detailed diary of his life. He has written this daily account of his comings and goings for many years, sometimes Continue reading “Hedging and Ditching”
The dangers of taking things to be what they seem
If you drive a motor car, you will probably have seen this phenomenon from time to time, or may even have been guilty of Continue reading “The False Wink”
What do you do when the dictionary gets it wrong?
Have you noticed that, however much technology advances, some of the underlying problems remain the same? Take for example what I Continue reading “Did You Spell-check That?”
When good things can turn nasty in the garden of life.
One of my minor claims to fame is that I was at school with prominent organic gardening authority Bob Flowerdew. I have no Continue reading “Weeds”
Is your approach to the Bible like that of a drunk?
A few of us were gathered in the pub the other week when, for reasons that now escape me, the subject of humour came to the fore. One friend said, Continue reading “When a Joke Becomes Deadly Serious”
Shirt sleeves and handkerchiefs … and a relationship where anything goes!
It may seem strange, but yes, I like ironing. There’s a great satisfaction in converting a wrinkled mass into a smooth surface, knowing Continue reading “Ironing”