The Scrum Steam

This exchange happened on WhatsApp between my buddy and I.

How Sporty is Spain?

I recently took up running and had occasion to shop for running gear and suddenly I’m seeing people wearing “sports” clothing everywhere.

Telephones in toilets

What is it with telephones in hotel room toilets?

Who is telling your story?

I’m reading an autobiography of George Carlin – one of my favourite comedians.

Every kid needs to learn to use a toilet brush

I recently showed my son to use a toilet brush to clean up a mess he made.

Love with Dead Things


Our walnut tree gives us lovely walnuts and dead leaves. Both are lovely in different ways.

I actually love sweeping up the leaves, hearing them crunch underfoot and , occasionally, making art with them before they go on to the fire heap to get turned into another form of energy.