Author Archives: ramblesofawriter

About ramblesofawriter

Writer, thinker, tea drinker.

Nailed On

I’ve finally come across a way to identify the perfect date, thanks an entry from The Shepherd’s Prognostication, 1729 in my trusty Perpetual Almanac: The nails very short, signify a person to be wicked; small and cracked to be a … Continue reading

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Classy Tattoos

  Ah, we’ve all experienced love that has that kind of effect!

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Word Origins

In response to an overwhelming lack of demand for another posting on the origins of words and phrases, I proudly bring you the following. In days of yore, before many things had been thought through as well as they might … Continue reading

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Fetch, boy!

Here’s another offering from our friends at¬†Analytical Grammar I would never ask my dog to do this – but then I do have a servant who follows me around with the appropriate equipment.

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Classy Tattoo Time

Am I the only person in the world without a tattoo? Even mathematicians are getting in on the act now!

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A Visitor

I was busy replacing the letterbox at Beardsley Towers (I’d given both the handyman and the butler the day off on a whim – I’m just that kind of employer) and I was grovelling on my hands and knees with … Continue reading

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You’re All Invited!

Mmmm…………… Courtesy of¬†Analytical Grammar

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