Tag Archives: The Fast Show

Down the rabbit hole

A rabbit in a meadow.

Amelie’s speech is developing at an amazing rate at the moment. All of a sudden, she’s coming out with new words, phrases and even short sentences. We’ve witnessed the word explosion phase twice before with Dylan and Xander so we shouldn’t be surprised but, somehow, we are. I think this is because there’s still a …

Blazing a trail with the Volkswagen Amarok

The Volkswagen Amarok.

Two of my favourite characters in The Fast Show were the Offroaders. Charlie Higson and Paul Whitehouse played Simon and Lyndsay. A pair of outdoor enthusiasts who proudly bragged about the ability of ‘The Beast’. Their confidence, however, was misplaced. It let them down time after time by failing to handle the meekest of ground with hilarious consequences. Now I don’t …

First World Problems

  We’re in that annoying time of year when first world problems somehow feel much worse than the minor irritations that they actually are in the grand scheme of things. TyresOnTheDrive.com is a mobile tyre fitting service which prides itself on solving one of said problems by going to drivers to replace their tyres wherever …

The lost toys

It’s been well over a week since I wrote about something that’s irritating me a little bit, so here’s the latest thing I’m slightly miffed about… Dylan and Xander have lost toys – or, more specifically, parts of them. Now I have some fairly obsessive tendencies. You wouldn’t think it if you saw the state of our …