Can I Get?

When I did my schooling, a very long time ago, we did something called lessons in English. We were taught mysterious subjects such as ‘grammar’, ‘spelling’, and suchlike…. I wonder when it was they stopped teaching those? Kids these days often leave school with little idea of how to use their own langauge, indeed many of the foreigners which we …

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Stinky Smokers

As I walked past a supermarket today, I saw a youn man stood outside smoking. I could smell the acrid stench from quite some distance away. It always amazes me why some people are stupid enough to want to subject themselves to an addictive and dangerous concoction of drugs which makes them, their clothing, and everything around them smell like …

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African Aid

So, it’s that time of the year when red nose campaigners are asking us all to dig deep into our pockets to give money for charities in Africa (again). What is it with Africa? Why is this huge continent, the supposed ‘birthplace of the human race’ in such a pathetic state that its people are not capable of looking after …

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