We Are Glass

And lo a matter of days after the delivery of a glass recycle box the first collection occurred early today. A lone advance bin man (or garbologist as some may now classify him) moved alone and on foot with a large black bin (or ‘otto’ as they call them in Australia) and proceeded to noisily…

Music In The Aisles 3-10-07

Exit stage left for a late evening raid for some ‘essentials’ at the local supermarket thus managing to avoid Rhydian (he’d be camp if he wasn’t so up his posterior) on X Factor (hurray) and walked half heartedly in the evening air with fireworks going off all around me. Halloween Hangover There were still people…

Music In The Aisles 17/10/07

A swift charge around the supermarket aisles today gave me two subliminal music messages via the store tannoy: I could be happy by Altered Images and F.E.A.R by Ian Brown. There seemed to be a lot of people just standing and staring into space. Perhaps I was one of them. Also there were a lot…

Kicking The Fridge

I am, it has to be said, in the most tetchy of moods today. I started as I meant to go on with a phone call from a friend looking for technical support (if it looks like you can turn a computer on, print, and successfully shut down again then you will be deluged with…

Milk Walk

Sunday  I went to get some milk at a well known local store that specialises in frozen food (you know the one that the Mums go to). I go there for small items on a weekend as I’d rather saw my toes off with a blunt hacksaw than step inside a major supermarket on a…

Stuff The Toys It’s Friday

Some people hate Mondays whilst others loathe Wednesdays. When I was growing up I used  to dread Sundays with lots of religious stuff on the telly and that knot in my stomach that said school tomorrow. Quite often these days I find Fridays to be the day I could easily skip if that were possible….