Year: 2004

Happy New Year

It’s only 18:20 or so here in Toronto but midnight approaches back in the UK, so here’s a Happy New Year message in advance. I’m just off to get liquored to the titties in celebration..

I’m still hungover

After my attempt at drinking the Bier Markt dry last night I’m still feeling the effects 24 hours later. Bloody hell, when I woke up this morning I felt just like the name of my..

Oh dear, once again with the pissedness

Shit, once again I find myself inebriated and that I have unfortunately difficult to control fingers. Thank God for the delete key. OK, so tonight I have been out with my sister with a couple..

I still don’t want kids

I’ve had some magical moments over the last couple of weeks while I’ve been here in Toronto. I’ve got to know my two nieces, I’ve spent some quality time with my sister for the first..

I assaulted a small child today

I had a little accident today with my youngest niece. I was baby-sitting the two girls while my sister went to the shops, both were asleep and I was watching Dune on the telly. Eventually..

Mother Tucker’s

Thanks to a Christmas gift from my Dad, we all went out for a feed at a buffet-style restaurant called Tucker’s Marketplace – my sister gave it the more suggestive epithet – where much food..


As you can see from the pic on the left, Uncle Davey has been making a snowman with his (nearly) three year-old niece. We had a great time shovelling the snow around in an attempt..

Snowing again!

Once again the white stuff is falling in Toronto. The view to the left is from my sister’s porch about half an hour ago – a quite decent snow fall, though according to the locals..

I’m nice

“Most people think you’re as good as gold. We know better. Sure, you’re generally a by-the-book, law-abiding model citizen, but every once in a while you like to break a rule or three. Skinny dipping?..

Merry Christmas!

I’ve had a fantastic Christmas day here in Toronto, despite the predicted early start. My youngest niece decided to wake up at 04:45ish, thus ensuring that the rest of the house was also deprived of..

Let it snow!

The pic on the left was taken from my sister’s front porch yesterday afternoon. After some excruciatingly cold weather earlier in the week it warmed up sufficiently to deposit a healthy layer of snow on..


I made lunch today (talented, me) and used the internet for recipe suggestions. My sister had bought some pollock for tea yesterday and there was some left, so I was persuaded to make lunch. Hell,..