Monthly Archives: April 2013

Shouty Pouty Louty

Beautiful summer’s day. Summer has dashed into action, leaving Spring still snoozing under the duvet. Nature trying to get with the programme as fast as possible, with explosions of flowers and greenery everywhere. Front garden adorned with blue anemones and … Continue reading

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Post Traumatic Commuter Syndrome – the Actualitié

Uneventful journey to Clapham Junction on Friday evening. Stick to new crucial plan of non-spending on non-essential items by buying gigantic bar of Cadbury’s Dairy Milk at South Ken and giant sausage roll at coffee stall at Clapham Junction. Pick … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Bovver in the Night

‘Well, really, you wouldn’t expect that kind of thing to take place in Surbiton, would you?’ said my taxi driver this morning when I regaled him with the story of the punch-up that had taken place at Surbiton station late … Continue reading

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Check Point Charlie

Get train to Wimbledon where purchase Racing Post from vendor friend on platform. Vendor friend eyes leopard print muffler with inscrutable expression.  Plough up ludicrously narrow stairs at Wimbledon station that always in the morning congested like my lungs have … Continue reading

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Snooze You Lose

Attend hectic wine and cake retirement party at work for jolly decent long-standing member of staff who joined when the Bay City Rollers were topping the charts.     After party end, jolly decent long-standing member of staff and I … Continue reading

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