Monthly Archives: January 2017

Forum Frolics

With apologies to the well-known phrase, a funny thing is on the way to the Forum. The announcement that Paul Merton and his Impro Chums are appearing at Bath Comedy Festival’s opening night on April 1st, is great news. If … Continue reading

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Embarassment

In the good old days of the BBC Light Programme there was a series called Have a Go in which Wilfred Pickles and his wife Mabel would visit a different village hall each week and get old age pensioners to … Continue reading

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Worry

People worry me. People who drop litter. People who don’t bother to vote. People crossing roads who stare at their mobile phones instead of at me when I am haring towards them on my bike. People who don’t have their … Continue reading

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Eric the Goldfish

In the deeds of my apartment block there is a strictly no pets clause.  Although I was secretly pleased to find myself moving into a dog-free environment, it did rather scupper my fantasy of sitting on my riverside balcony teaching … Continue reading

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Christmas Music

One of the best things about New Year is at last we have some respite from ghastly Christmas music. At least, until next October when it all starts again! Now, I’m not religious, but neither am I a humbugging Scrooge … Continue reading

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