Category Archives: humour

There May Be Trouble Ahead

  I just knew the day was going to go badly, it would be like pleating gravy.  Everything I had planned was going to fall apart and sooner or later the shit would hit the fan. My event planning business … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 17th

  Well, I did tell you that there is always something going on in Skidby village, didn’t I ?  And the Annual Scarecrow Festival is no exception. No doubt I will be posting more information and photos of the event, … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …… June 13th

    Today, as I was passing one of the many lovely bookshops in Beverley, I noticed these books on display in the window. I was rather amused by the titles and so I  took these photos. I don’t think … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 9th

  Today is the day after the UK General Election and all the newspapers and practically all social media, is full of the results, the implications, political deals and general back-biting and speculation. So, as an antidote to all the … Continue reading

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Sun Hats in the Isis

    Bit of a busy day, so I have reblogged an old story.  Sorry about that !   SUN HATS IN THE ISIS It was a melancholy task for a sultry summer’s day and I felt a pang of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Grandad !!

  I have been neglecting my blog so much, recently, that you must surely think I have forgotten about it altogether. I guess life and a general feeling of ennui and also illness, has got in the way and I … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Christmas Stories

  Way back in December 2011, I wrote a couple of Christmas stories for my dear friend Lucy. I reblog them here, along with the story behind them, in the hope that you will enjoy them.  Okay, they are silly … Continue reading

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A Modern Fairytale

  When I used to take part in the Countdown Word Game, I played along with a few other bloggers.  One week, Matt, the inventor of the game, imposed a theme for our stories.  The theme was ‘Fairy Tales’ and … Continue reading

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A Tale For Hallowe’en

    Today is All Hallows Eve, a time of witches and ghouls and all manner of strange happenings. Blog pages will be full of scary stories and ghastly doings, all designed to scare the life out of you.   So, … Continue reading

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More Silly Verse

      We have recently had quite a lot of rain.  I suppose this was welcomed by the farmers as we have enjoyed a relatively dry summer and early autumn. And I have been quite happy about the rain, … Continue reading

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