“There won’t be snow in Africa this Christmas” has always been untrue. Kilimanjaro has a year round white cap, the Atlas mountains get frequent dustings down to the village altitudes, and the Mountains of the Moon still have glaciers (just).
Stupid, maybe, but true. I suspect there’s some sort of control room in the deep recesses of the lump of grey goo I occasionally use for thinking which could present reasons to justify why it happens, but sometimes I scare … Continue reading →
Ecology as a whole is a…hobby of mine. Much like the good Dr. Pockless, whose line in lepidoptery veers off the chart of scientific intrigue towards something which I shudder to think of as being near to, or at least … Continue reading →
The Isle of Wight is far from the Egypt of the Biblical Era. I’d say a couple of thousand miles and a few thousand years is pretty far, wouldn’t you? But there were regular plagues. Mini ones… A couple of … Continue reading →
Hey hey! This all looks cracking. My nomination or, as some would have it, choix du semaine for the Uborka Mix CD is Athlete’s ‘We Got The Style’. I would quote some lyrics, but sizing up the songsheet I would … Continue reading →
Imagine a smooth, liquid transition from the theme of the weeks’ writings into a marvellously witty angle on serving cocktails. Imagine how we may have sown the seeds of this approach in earlier articles, building up in a spectacularly planned … Continue reading →
This is it, gents. The big one. In the relationship game of chess, this is checkmate, this is the goal. Much like chess, in fact, bringing it about will involve a lot of contrived manoeuvring, and planning as many moves … Continue reading →
Into every life a little rain must fall. If something goes awry and your lady is not happy, then things are looking bad. You’ve obviously made a mistake somewhere along the line, or that angelic beauty of yours would not … Continue reading →