Monthly Archives: July 2013

Perturbingly Invasive ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Cartoon, 8

Marking the new BBC series with the start of a new set of grim genealogical happenings… more like this, Family Tree Huggers, at: Picture Window Advertisements

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Car Trouble

This is not the post that it was planned to be – remarkably there are usually plans for this stuff. This was going to be a simple listed jaunt, a T-shirt rail of just-arrived retro specials, a clutch of simply … Continue reading

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Bob Hope’s Dead!

Here’s a revisitation of a piece I posted elsewhere a couple of years ago – the subject having come up again this weekend at my parents’ house as a result of a front-door-back-door-open-simultaneously situation. ____________________________________________________ In our family we have … Continue reading

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Never Better! (Thoughts on the M1)

Thinking, in the back of a southbound car, looking at the high and unbothering clouds, about people and the things they say. Let me narrow that down a touch: people who’ve developed their own catchphrases in life; the little and … Continue reading

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