Monthly Archives: August 2013

Blockhead Revisited

This week, Master Johnny received his GCSE exam results, something that we all had been waiting for with a certain amount of trepidation, since he required certain grades to gain entry into his school sixth form. There was a lot … Continue reading

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A Fop and a Dandy

A Fop and a Dandy.

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A Fop and a Dandy

It all started with The Hairy Bikers. Well, it’s got to start somewhere, hasn’t it? It was the Christmas holidays, between Christmas Day and New Year, when Lady Barton St Mary and I settled down in the drawing room in … Continue reading

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Yes, Madeira

Yes, Madeira.

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Yes, Madeira

“I took a holiday with my wife.” “Madeira?” “No, she came of her own accord…” No. Hang on. That joke doesn’t work here. Anyway, the time had arrived for our holiday sans children. It would be our first long holiday … Continue reading

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