Author Archives: ramblesofawriter

About ramblesofawriter

Writer, thinker, tea drinker.

Bromley House

I love libraries! Mine not being a bookish family, my first experience of regularly reading junior novels at home rather than school came about because of libraries. We are used to them as free facilities provided by the local authorities, … Continue reading

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Phew!

I have to announce to my legions of followers that I have an impending court date thanks to an outrageous infringement of my civil liberties. In this age of Big Brother and draconian punishments, I had been debating about the … Continue reading

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The End of Toast as We Know It?

First the terrorist attacks, then the possibility of war with North Korea destabilising the whole world,¬†now this chilling warning from the BBC News website: They normally illustrate such articles with helpful pictures, but presumably it’s felt that they would be … Continue reading

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What is it with Public Toilets?

(That’s Rest Rooms, America – though personally, I go elsewhere to rest.) Oh for the old days of MEN/WOMEN or LADIES/GENTLEMEN, and locks displaying ENGAGED/VACANT. That’s all much to easy and obvious for the modern world. The way to tell … Continue reading

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Writing with Snoopy

In many ways, I look upon the little beagle as my writing mentor, so here is another example of the master at work. Permission from Charles M Schulz to reproduce this was channelled by my spirit guide Geronimo (which was … Continue reading

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It’s Here!

Panic buy! Rush out of the house semi-naked, but with your purse/wallet! Knock people out of the way! It’s the latest issue of Aquila, the children’s educational magazine. ¬†Actually, you can remain safely indoors because it’s not available in the … Continue reading

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Remain Calm

I saw this in my local paper:     Personally, I think it’s something of an over-reaction. I’d have gone for German Shepherds, or maybe Dobermans. (Or should it be Dobermen?) Armed, of course. Or it could be referring to … Continue reading

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