A strange new country called Earth.

Someone made the valid point that Trump being president for this long is proof that aliens don’t exist as he wouldn’t be able to keep his mouth shut for this long. But he also wouldn’t be able to shut the hell up about JFK either, so I’m thinking this proves that Trump is probably the first president to have not been given the big book of secrets. If such a thing exists. Continue reading

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Sir Terry Pratchett. Gone but never forgotten.

When I was in secondary school, I was looking for a book to fill my lunch hour, so just a short one, only about 600 pages or so, and a weird one jumped out at me. It was the start of a beautiful and obsessive friendship. Today, I felt a loss I haven’t felt in years. Sir Terry Pratchett died today, and I genuinely had to fight the tears. I failed. Continue reading

Heart-break, hope and fear. Mr Trick steals the blog.

So, she’s off fixing the kittens bippy mouse, ah, uh, a little squeaky mouse that makes a bip noise. Anyway, she’s fixing that, so I’m stealing the blog for a moment. It’s odd, isn’t it? How it’s easier to tell a million randoms something, than it is to tell one? Continue reading

Gay marriage success! Tilf and Trick celebrate real rights.

So finally, at midnight, England and Wales takes a tiny step towards actual freedom of rights. I’m straight, and I think this is fabulous. Continue reading

The C-word and other delights. Tilf and Mr Trick look at language and it’s ways.

We’re looking at words, maybe a few sentences, but the important thing to remember is that we’re looking at why, and when. What’s the point of knowing words and phrases, if we don’t know where they’re from or what they mean, or why we use them now. I will offend you, sorry and all. Perhaps. Continue reading