Category Archives: Rants & Random Musings

Stuff that doesn’t fit anywhere else, but which I feel the need to spout forth on.

A Less Than Optimal Time to be Sick

No one likes being sick. Well, there may be the odd (in all senses of the word) hypochondriac who enjoys it, but among normal people, no one like being sick. However, if you have to be sick I suggest that … Continue reading

Posted in Life beyond the blogosphere, Rants & Random Musings | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

The Joy of Being Tall at Concerts

I am reasonably tall. Being around 6′ 2″ I am not freakishly tall, but nonetheless I am taller than average in a crowd at, oh let’s say for example, a music concert. Most people, especially those of more diminutive stature, … Continue reading

Posted in Rants & Random Musings | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Curse of the Umbrella

Bloody umbrellas, they are a menace. I am not a fan of the umbrella at the best of times. I find that wielders of umbrellas are all too often a) dangerously incompetent at the task, and b) of the exact … Continue reading

Posted in Rants & Random Musings | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Political Uncertainty and Voter Anxiety

Warning: I am about to write about politics. I know this is not wise. I will probably regret it. But here goes anyway (I rarely listen to my own good advice) Later this week we are being asked to vote … Continue reading

Posted in National News, Rants & Random Musings | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Equal Rights to Civil Partnerships

Last week the BBC reported the news that a heterosexual couple had lost their Court of Appeal battle to have a civil partnership instead of a marriage. I think this is very disappointing. It is a while now since same … Continue reading

Posted in National News, Rants & Random Musings | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Zombie Apocalypse – Act Now to Avert Disaster

I am concerned that we may not be properly prepared to respond in the event of a zombie apocalypse. One day last week, as I was headed into work, I found myself behind a Zombie Outbreak Response Unit vehicle. I … Continue reading

Posted in Rants & Random Musings | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

A Hyperbole Party

Hyperbole is great isn’t it? No, it’s better than great; it’s bloody fantastic. It’s the best thing ever. Words cannot describe how good it is: it’s the best thing since sliced bread. It’s better than sex. Hyperbole is a very … Continue reading

Posted in Gloucester, Pubs & Drinking, Rants & Random Musings | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment