Tag: hangover

Christmas Comedown

I don’t know what I’m watching On my television I didn’t choose the channel That wasn’t my decision It was already chosen When I switched on the screen To change it seems an effort And for that I’ll need caffeine Cos I’m feeling rather tender I’m really not sure why Perhaps I’ve overdone it On…

Going Cold Turkey On The Cold Turkey

The trouble with ‘Twixmas’, the period between Christmas and New Year, is it’s pretty hard to judge exactly how to play things ‘health wise’. In many households there are still quite a lot of leftovers that ‘need’ to be eaten. Cold turkey would be a case in point. Turkey sandwiches for days after Christmas is…

‘Re-toxing’ on Boxing Day

As I acknowledged in last year’s Boxing Day post, the day after Christmas has nothing to do with pugilism. Nonetheless, this morning I woke up feeling like I’d done twelve rounds with Mike Tyson in his prime. Obviously I hadn’t done twelve rounds with Mike Tyson in his prime. For that to have happened either…

Morning Is Broken

Gordon took a sip of his lukewarm tea, his fifth cup of the morning, both in terms of volume of tea and indeed receptacles. The previous, now empty, mugs sat on the pine coffee table (bought second-hand from a charity shop and by far the nicest piece of furniture he owned) in front of him,…