Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Test of Englishness (Satisfaction Neither Guaranteed Nor Offered)

…Part 2 (part 1 here) – in which I give you all the answers and then draw some highly dubious conclusions about how English my American wife is… Bold = the correct answer Red = the answer Jackie gave Bold and red = … Continue reading

Posted in Random Other | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

A Test of Englishness (Satisfaction Guaranteed)

We’ve been catching up on the second series of Downton Abbey. And our place in New Jersey plays host to Adele Live at the Royal Albert Hall just about as often as our old place in Boston did to those other … Continue reading

Posted in Random Other | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Scumbags and Dopes

I won’t keep you long this week. In fact, I’ll cut right to the chase. A whole heaping lot of the time, the world is pretty rotten, isn’t it? I know. Hardly breaking news, huh… but sometimes it’s too damn easy … Continue reading

Posted in About | Tagged | 4 Comments

The Anti-Crossword Crossword (Revealed)

Finally, here’s your chance to hunker back from the edge of your seat – as I reveal the answers to the crossword what I wrote last week. These, my friends, are they (and further down, what your performance means): Now, … Continue reading

Posted in Nonsense & Bullshit | Tagged , | Leave a comment

(Happy New Year) The Anti-Crossword Crossword

Crosswords are way too difficult. Even the so-called ‘easy’ ones. They take far too long – and who’s ever finished one anyway? Who’s got the time? …And now we’ve reached that unfortunate time of year when we set ourselves all sorts of … Continue reading

Posted in Nonsense & Bullshit | Tagged , | 2 Comments