I must have gone insane I’m jogging again It seems a bit perverse There’s a voice inside my brain Telling me to train My conscience is a curse My goals I won’t attain I’m still in the slow lane I think I’m in reverse Running in the rain Doesn’t help much with the pain In…
Despite recent tub-thumping about vaccine supplies I for one have not taken my eyes off the prize For when this will be over, we are all none the wiser So I’ll forego my AstraZeneca and hang on for a Pfizer
People who click ‘like’ When I write rubbish haikus Are the ones to blame
On days when it rains I often think to myself I don’t much like rain
When I exercise I may release endorphins But they aren’t grateful
Sometimes my blog posts Improve when I edit them But this one did not
Look coolBuy clothes that are Overpriced at half price Though can any label improve Self-worth?
Misinformation Can easily cause you to Miss Information
Dear IT support Thanks for your reply It didn’t really help In fact it made me cry I know how to send emails And I can use Excel (Though if I’m being honest I can’t use it very well) But when things just stop working I don’t know what to do And that is why…
“Do you want to build a snowman?” a young Anna sings plaintively to her older sister, Elsa, secure in the knowledge that this offer will be rejected as it always is. I know this because Little Proclaims, my two-year-old daughter, is a fan of the hit Disney movie Frozen. Well, less a fan of the…
They say there’s no point In crying over spilt milk Perhaps they are right But what if the spilt milk is The milk of human kindness?
New you Eat less, get fit Make healthier choices Soon you’ll find that you have become Hungry
Strongly held beliefs Are not, in and of themselves, Proof that you are right
It’s surely better When life does give you lemons To not accept them
When tasks Seem like too much Do one bit at a time And soon you’ll find that you’ve achieved Not much
Did we really have This many meetings back when Meetings needed rooms?
According to some, today is Blue Monday. ‘Blue Monday’ is the pseudoscientific name often attributed to the third Monday in January, which is purported to be the most depressing day of the year. Although obviously complete nonsense, it does hold up to a small amount of scrutiny – Christmas is now long forgotten but the…
If I don’t ‘like’ it It does not always follow That I dislike it
According to the Gods of WordPress, this is my 900th post since I started this blog, back in the fifth month of the year that I like to refer to as 2015. 299 of those posts (including this one) have occurred since I started, what is now comfortably, my longest ever blogging streak on the…
As it is Friday I’ll probably have a drinkI drink on most days So I could not even think Of not drinking on Fridays
If we want to achieve change Everyone must do their bit Everyone except for me Sadly, I’m a hypocrite
Please do not worry I know the world seems broken But it always was
We’re roughly a week into to what the cool kids are calling ‘Lockdown 3’ in England and there appears to be continuing confusion about what is allowed and what is, in fact, not allowed. Which is in itself confusing because everyone fully understood all of the rules during the last two lockdowns. Except for the…
Sometimes a fact can be attacked for being inexact But it is, in fact, inexact to claim that a fact is inexact For then it would not be a fact Because a fact is backed by the exact An unbacked fact is not yet a fact Though it may yet become a fact when it…
Sunday A day of rest Maybe breakfast in bed But if you live with a toddler Less so
Dry January Might still be easier than Veganuary I could manage without beer But I’ll always need ice-cream
Dry January ?A month without any rain? I will drink to that!
And so here we are in another lockdown. It is officially ‘Lockdown 3’ in England, and we must distinguish between the UK and England, because other parts of the UK have been doing things differently, but with, it must be said, similar levels of success. Which is to say hardly any success at all. ‘Lockdown…
The return to work after Christmas is always a difficult one. January is not the best of months anyway, what with all the obligatory self-improvement and cold weather, and having to work seems to just be adding insult to injury. January 2021 comes with some bonus challenges of course, thanks to the ongoing pandemic which,…
Back to work today No time to write anything More than this haiku
Christmas is over But like Santa I’ll remain Jolly and quite fat