Category Archives: You had to be there

The Kazoo

I think it was my maternal grandfather that introduced me to the kazoo. You quickly learn, whether young or old that you can’t just blow into it, but you have to make a sound with your throat instead. It’s one of life’s great levellers. Silly bordering on the ridiculous. I love kazoos. Whilst entertaining myself […]

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The Pigeon

┬áImage copyright Thornback and Peel I was just innocently walking along through the city lunchtime pavement traffic. Unable to remember when my suspicions were first aroused about these creatures. But from that day on I would be able to recall the moment that it dawned on me that pigeons and I could not be friends. […]

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The Listening Project

I make no secret of the fact that I love listening to other people’s conversations. On the bus, in the butchers, in the street. For me, it’s one of life’s pleasures. I don’t have to listen to the whole story, sometimes just part of a sentence as I walk past someone in the supermarket quenches […]

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