I like to catch up with Jerry Lewis via the internet. ‘What’s ole Jerry up to these days?’ I’ll ask Google, when I’ve nothing better to do, half expecting to learn that he died; after all, the last time I checked in was a couple … Continue reading Hey Lay-Dees! (and Gents) Jerry Lewis is 90!
I went to London Zoo a couple of days ago. My local zoo is about 30 minutes from where I live and we used to take the sons on a regular basis – that zoo put on a really good, atmospheric Christmas event where you … Continue reading We all went to the Zoo
Son No.3 started his first ever job four days ago and is hating every second of his new 9-5 routine; mostly because he’s been used to three years’ worth of lengthy lie-ins. But then walking straight into a scarily unfamiliar workplace and its scarily unfamiliar … Continue reading A Childhood Memory
I didn’t realise it was the 15th anniversary of the death of the Twin Towers until last night when, flicking through the TV channels, I saw something called ‘The Falling Man’ flash by on Sky’s TV guide. It was just the kind of vague title … Continue reading My 9/11
Gene Wilder died and suddenly I’m 14 again, sitting in the middle row at the movies, watching Blazing Saddles and one solitary wild west trails wagon, trying to form a circle all by itself. This is funny because the wagon is going round and round at … Continue reading Gene Wilder