Seems Unlikely.

This is a true story. When I turned thirty, which seems like a long time ago now...mainly because it was a long time ago, I went back to university to undertake a post graduate course that would qualify me as a school teacher.  At that moment in time it seemed like a brilliant idea.  Today [...]

A Plea From What is Left of my Heart

This year on the Mild Mannered Army I have written 129 articles for your delight, delectation and despisement. I know dispisement isn't a real word and that there is probably a real word I could use to convey the same concept but, and I can't stress this enough, I am a lazy man in very [...]

No I Don’t…

Drink alcohol. "Not even a glass of..." No. Not even a glass of. "What about when you go out, you must..." No. Not even when I go out. "A nice glass of...with a meal?" No. Not a nice glass of that with a meal. "Do you not like the taste?" I don't know. I've never [...]

Fleabag Season One

Fleabag Season One

I know. I know. You've all seen it already. I have arrived unfashionably late to this particular party. I can't help it. I'm often late to these sorts of things. I'm not the sort of boy who has ever been, God help me, with it. I had watched a couple of episodes of "Fleabag" a [...]

Give me gin and tonic…

Give me gin and tonic…

  "Even their illustrious forefathers allowed themselves a few initial fumbles before hitting that swaggering stride, but ‘Supersonic’ is a paragon of pop virtue in a debut single: three or so minutes of laid-back urgency, generously appointed with at least four melodies, and fizzing with enough attitude to silt up the orifice of your choice. [...]