THE POINT OF SALES

‘Hello and welcome everyone, I expect you're all wondering why I've called you here this morning, well, it’s to announce an exciting new sales initiative dreamt up by George, stand up George, from our point of sale and promotions department.’ ‘We have a point of sales and promotions department?’ ‘Point of sale, Frank, sale. And … Continue reading THE POINT OF SALES

THE WAR TO END ALL WARS

In light of the month and the need for remembrance I thought I would share a poem I have written. You may have to read it more than once. It is primarily about the First World War but the themes apply to all war; hapless, helpless, hopeless. Eternal. I know it is unlikely, and despite … Continue reading THE WAR TO END ALL WARS

IT’S NOT THE JOURNEY IT’S THE DESTINATION, MOTHERFUCKERS

Seriously? You didn't see this coming? You're whole life thus far has been leading up to it for fucksake. Now you're surprised? Do you think you're special? That it's not going to happen to you? Fucking numpty. Didn't you get an inkling when Steve Jobs died? Too long ago. What about David Bowie? Stephen Hawking? … Continue reading IT’S NOT THE JOURNEY IT’S THE DESTINATION, MOTHERFUCKERS

THE PITILESS PERFECTION OF BINARY

I was in the West End recently with elder son Jake and wanted, for reasons too woven to explain, to verify the distance of the Sun from the Earth. I could have asked Siri this most simple of questions but as he is as dim as a box of squirrels I couldn't be arsed. Besides … Continue reading THE PITILESS PERFECTION OF BINARY

THE RUMOURED EXISTENCE OF MONEY

Someone, somewhere is blowing half the money you paid for your house on a well earned weekend break with all his mates in a surprise tropical location, well, it was a nice house. It is incredible to think that you worked for over twenty five years to pay your mortgage and twelve and a half years … Continue reading THE RUMOURED EXISTENCE OF MONEY