Apparently giving lectures on Serial Killers in Lancaster is a profitable racket. I was slightly surprised that The Grand was packed out. According to one of the women who do this regularly there are a few lecturers who are on this circuit. I guess if it’s a podcast genre then why not have it as … Read More
2020 was a study in grief for me, an understanding of the sheer heaviness of it, the shaking emotion of it. Every day I had to remind myself in the morning that my father was dead, because I was terrified that I would forget and try to call him or have to relive the initial … Read More
I started explaining to M-i-L and FJ that the biggest lesson I had learnt over the weekend was not to have a first kiss whilst in character and they started laughing. I had actually forgotten that I reffed their first kiss… or at least I was a ref that weekend. I still maintain watching him … Read More
Well, that’s it. I have made it through my first Father’s Day without Dad. No phonecall home asking him how his beer was or to tell him that it was also the Summer Solstice today and some vaguely pagan words and vague descriptions of the Litha ritual I did. To be honest I think that’s … Read More
This weekend the Jellicle is away with Imp in Durham and Weasel is moving into his new place so I have taken the weekend to do Mish-things. The first of those things is going to a MtG Midnight Pre-Release in Preston. I’m very excited about it, I hope I manage to stay awake!
I like to travel alone, over the years I’ve headed out with others, FJ, Jellicle, Imp, Weasel to name a few, but really what I like to do is just hop onto a road and see where it takes me. Today is almost the complete opposite of that. Today I’m taking eleven LURPS members (twelve … Read More
A series of firsts, inspired by The Eyes – this being my first drink. You’ve all had it by the way – or anyone who’s accepted my homemade ‘Peppermint Liqueur‘ has anyway. Growing up my experience of Christmas was a boozy one from about the age of four or five. Now boozey when you’re four … Read More