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Tuesday, 31 October 2017

1710.31 ARE DARK FORCES KILLING TRADITION?

It's that time of year again, it's Halloween. A time when kids go around knocking on doors dressed up in fancy dress (usually horror characters), when adults attend parties dressed as the very same. But it wasn't always quite like this...

Sunday, 29 October 2017

1710.29 A CHANCE TO EMPTY MY HEAD

Time to relax is important. It's just as important to relax your mind as well as your body. That was the plan anyway this weekend gone.

Thursday, 26 October 2017

1710.26 WEBCOMIC: ROLLO #31 - HORROR

Rollo #31; It's the Halloween special and what's more frightening than a Vegan Zombie?

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

1710.25 CRAMMING FOR THE TEST

It's 30 years since I took my exams at the end of my school life. Big changes happened to English exams the year after, but now they're changing back (sort of). They do say history repeats itself.

Saturday, 21 October 2017

1710.21 SICK-EE

I haven't been sick for a while. It's been even longer since sickness forced me off work.

Thursday, 19 October 2017

1710.19 WEBCOMIC: ROLLO #30 - AIR

Rollo #30; When a friend visits from the city they may not appreciate the joys of rural living.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

1710.16 THE LAST EVER PARENT-TEACHER EVENING

As a parent of older children, well an adult and a teenager, I've seen many of the parenting tasks end. Last Thursday I saw another one end.

Thursday, 12 October 2017

1710.12 WEBCOMIC: ROLLO #29 - REVEREND

Rollo #29; It's not always a good idea to seek divine opinion.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

1710.10 15 YEAR BLOGGERVERSARY

Ok, it might not be the most popular blog but I enjoy it and it's been around a long time, fifteen year in fact. That's right, I've been writing this stuff for a decade and a half.

Sunday, 8 October 2017

1710.08 WONDERFUL EVERYDAY

It's been over 20 years in the making. People have actively campaigned for this to happen. Well the wait was finally over as Sheffield welcomed Ikea to the city last week as the Swedish store opened it's doors to it's 20th UK premises. 

Thursday, 5 October 2017

1710.05 WEBCOMIC: ROLLO #28 - MONEY

Rollo #28; Do you ever feel that the gap between your pay running out and payday is getting larger?

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

1710.04 SWEET SIXTEEN

Being a parent is a job for life. Sure the sleepless nights are over pretty quick, in fact the whole childhood part is over pretty quick so if you've got little ones make sure you're savouring it all.