Poorly sick

Poorly sick, originally uploaded by rutty. 51/365 Our trip to Leeds was cut short because our little girl got rather poorly. My mum’s dining room carpet took a direct hit from Ruby’s projectile vomiting, while my arm and the dining room wall took a glancing blow. We decided to head home rather than inflict more…… Continue reading Poorly sick

Among the living

Is 40 middle aged? I don’t know about that, but I do know that I’ve been ill far more frequently that I should be since I’ve approached, and surpassed, that little benchmark. I’ve been on the sick for the past nine days – nine! I’ve only ventured into work today because my sicknote ran out…… Continue reading Among the living


You know, if any of these terror organisations around the world ever wanted to infect everyone with a deadly virus then they could pick one very efficient delivery system: children. Small ones. We had some very good friends over to stay at the New Year and they have three kids. One of these is an…… Continue reading Toxic

Why I really shouldn’t do sports

As expected, but later than I thought, I seem to have temporarily stuffed up one of my limbs playing football. Even during my younger years I seemed prone to hurting myself during various team games, especially ones that required me to run about and kick stuff. I play football on Wednesdays. We’re just a bunch…… Continue reading Why I really shouldn’t do sports