Tag Archives: radio

Not the realistic fruit

It’s almost May and yet the last few days have been plagued by hail showers, flurries of snow and a rather cutting north wind. Typical spring weather for Scotland you may think but it comes hard after a weekend which … Continue reading

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I’m not lovin’ it

Currently being driven a bit mad by the perky little radio ad for McDonalds, which seems to be on every 27 seconds.  You know the one: there’s "make up coffee" – there’s "break up coffee" – there’s "when I was … Continue reading

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Blessed be his name

Everyone has a favourite uncle. The one who visits now and again to tell the rudest jokes, or deliver the biggest presents.  The one who has an intriguing past that the grown-ups won’t talk about. Eventually, of course, the jokes … Continue reading

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Mincing our words

One of the great joys in life is shouting at the radio. It’s not big and it’s not clever, but it helps me to vent a little, and puts me in a jolly frame of mind for the rest of the … Continue reading

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Stuff with Stuff

I’ve discussed earlier the penchant for adding spurious ingredients to things, but there is another trend in modern society which I fail to understand.  That is combining two utterly unrelated pre-existing products or events, and trying to market them as something … Continue reading

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