Tag Archives: rant

Earlier every year

Mugshot-style photos of a man holding a lightbox with a countdown to Christmas. It gets earlier every year...

Is it just me or does the excitement about that festival in December get earlier every year? Mince pies have been available in my local supermarket since September. Festive adverts not only have big reveals but now start broadcasting in early November. And now the ultimate insult. My own family have fallen prey to it. …

The Furby must go

An edited image of a Furby speaking Latin

We’ve all made questionable decisions in our lives. I know I’ve made a few. Choosing a blog name that only a select few zombie aficionados get, almost panic buying the wrong house (twice) and one visit to the barber that could only be described as a ‘scarecut’ are up there among them. But this one is so much …

The C word

A Christmas tree light.

A Christmas tree popped up in Brighton station towards the end of last week. As I trudged wearily past due to my train being late again and having missed my connection home as a result, I actually found myself telling it to go forth and multiply. Yes, I was already in a bad mood, but …