The eleventh hour

It's my birthday today! What better way to celebrate in these COVID times than to write a blog. 'Wait a minute,' I hear you knowers say. 'Your real birthday, the one of your true self, is on October 25th. Why lay claim and celebrate on 11 November?' The answer is quite simple: Eleven is my … Continue reading The eleventh hour


I believe it was Baron Munchausen that said, "Gadzooks you plagiaries of truth, for twas foreseen by mine own eyes that this world is flat and straddled by two platypus's being ridden by a sea horse..." The absurdity of this quote is terrific, as is as the opening word, expressing surprise and shock. Gadzooks is … Continue reading Gadzooks!

Ode to the FC

My appreciation, admiration and love for my favourite football team, Liverpool FC was shared in a blog under my real name, on April 2016 titled, “You’ll Never Walk Alone.” Now, under my pen-name, I feel compelled to express my enormous pride after becoming Premier League Champions 2020. I wish to do this with a poem: … Continue reading Ode to the FC

These books are no lollipops…!

In the 1934 song by Shirley Temple, the "Good Ship Lollipop" travels to a candy land with the lollipop being a symbol of childhood innocence and pleasure. The Chordettes in 1954, gave the lollipop a different twist by associating a cute guy to appetitive desires... The definition of a lollipop is: “A large, flat, rounded … Continue reading These books are no lollipops…!