Monthly Archives: February 2013

An Ideal Night Out Final Installment February 2013 – Nottingham and Leicester – Johnny Vegas, Mick Miller, Ben Crompton, Peter Slater and Joanna Neary

So we arrived in Nottingham after an away jaunt in Yorkshire where I secretly collated Yorkshire lingo. I don’t mean to look like a royal snob, I love comparing language. If I wasn’t unemployed, I’d love to be a specialist … Continue reading

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Ideal Trip Away Part 4. A Human Being Under Pants and Hair Pressure

Day 3 continued – we go to Driff. It’s very cheap up here and there are big discount shops filled with goods. My favourite is a large newsagent full of ‘gift ideas’ which reminds me of a department store in … Continue reading

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Ideal Trip Away Part 3 – Captain Beefheart and the BLT

Sometimes my husband starts talking, inadvertently commanding my attention (I might be reading a novel or something else which looks like I don’t mind being suddenly distracted. Like waxing my moustache or getting a crumb out of my eye). But … Continue reading

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Ideal Trip Away Part 2. ‘Hockney Style Wedding Photo’

Day 2 of our trip away. We’d arrived in Brid and I nosed around, mainly in ‘Room’ which is a front room which no one seems to use. There is an ornamental chess board, set up, ready for play and … Continue reading

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Ideal Trip Away Part 1

This month, we took a trip up North to kill many birds with one stone. ¬†We visited Bridlington first, then down to Nottingham and Leicester for comedy gigs with some of the cast of Ideal -Johnny Vegas, Ben Crompton, Peter … Continue reading

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Christmas past, suckers

I promised I’d do a Christmas Past and here it is, just in time for Christmas 2013. It’s a list of Christmas presents I wanted made at my office job while I should have been filing. But it was 2002 … Continue reading

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