Monthly Archives: August 2013

Orwellian Notes On Erroneous Queueing

I had occasion yesterday* to observe a peculiar bit of going-on at a pub where I was visiting, and thought I might share a few notes about it. As I write it up now I do so having just finished … Continue reading

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Blissfully Simple ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Cartoon, 13

Lucky 13, to have such notions! This week’s trifle is party-themed – or day dreams of parties, at least – of building bouncy castles in the air. Oh, what a family do it would be! Happy Pam, therefore, to be … Continue reading

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Notes upon Relative Grimness

This week saw the release of the 12th cartoon in my series hung loosely about, in timing terms at least, the BBC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ programmes. Grand puffery to say ‘saw the release’, I know, but in … Continue reading

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Mystically Windswept ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Cartoon, 12

Here’s this week’s palely-washed tableau from the ancestry factory. There are copious notes to come (very soon, if I stick to today’s list) on the strange genre that is this illustrational hooplah. Inconveniently, this one, fizzing as it is with … Continue reading

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Stylishly Weary ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Cartoon, 11

Late posting, week-wise, which seems appropriate given the theme. A key part of any and all ancestral truffle-hunting – mine so much so – is the reliance on others to come good – to be on the same page – … Continue reading

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Stylishly Lonesome ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Cartoon, 10

This week’s morsel tasted at an all-night garage. ‘Think about what reaction you expect from this series,’ said my wife. ‘However personally-felt the inputs are, the output is one of people not caring; people not listening, or thinking the ancestry-chaser … Continue reading

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Steve’s TV Peeves Continued

… previously on Fisher Lane: No’s 1 to 18 are here. Otherwise, we’ll crack on… with this new Bingo card of TV turn-ons and turn-offs. 19. News reports using a related something to ‘project’ the pertinent points upon. A road … Continue reading

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