Month: August 2013

Big break

The two surviving jigsaw pieces after Xander had got hold of them

When Xander arrived in the world, he unwittingly set a precedent for what was to come. He snapped his umbilical cord on the way out. I’m not sure how he did it, but like to think he thought “Sod this” and pulled it apart with his bare hands. He and Kate were both fine and …

Thinking outside the box

Football goals

“All that I know most surely about morality and obligations, I owe to football,” said Albert Camus once upon a time. Yep, aside from being a Nobel Prize-winning author, thinker and the inspiration for The Cure’s debut single, he was a nifty goalkeeper too. And you know what? He had a point! I was over …

Room 101

Room 101

It’s been ages since I last took part in a meme, so I was pleased to be tagged in this one by A Plucky Heroine. It’s a belter! Named, of course, after the nightmarish place in George Orwell’s classic novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four and the TV show in which celebrities banish things they don’t like to …