Musings From The Padded Cell

Archives for February 2016

Bonus Issue – The Doghouse.

“Evidently, it’s not fair to leave Carol at home all day with the dog?” John Martin Molynuex – February 2016. With this pensive and sombre email came staggering news that our founder and spiritual seeker of ale would not be joining us on our latest walk. It was like contemplating going to the moon minus […]

The Updated Guide To Child Minding.

At regular intervals during the year, this child-averse man is tested to the extreme; they call it the school holidays. As the birds rise, the unlucky kid saddled with you as a Godfather is dumped on your doorstep.

A Tale Of Two Cities.

It is true that power corrupts. The hope at the polling stations and the actions of the elected representatives, unfortunately, often turn to be opposite. The power of ballot turns into the power of wallet. Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

An Open Letter.

Reader warning – the following contains traces of a strain called “frustrated ranter”.

Pass The Sudocrem.

“It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.” Robert Benchley.

When I’m Sixty Four.

“It takes me a day to get ready, a day to go and a day to recover!” Anon – on getting old and still getting out there.