Five Things I Forget Every Year but Remember When Decorating

I am allergic to Christmas trees. I'm allergic to real ones. I'm allergic to my artificial one. I guess the pain brings a touch of realistically to the whole process. Christmas tree lights are possessed, particularly Dutch Christmas tree lights which apparently come in loops instead of strings... or at least the ones I have [...]


Because you can never go to too many gigs.

Over the past fortnight I was supposed to go to three concerts. You may have already read about the amazing Everyday Circus showof about ten days ago. I was then supposed to go to a Wardruna concert but I was sick and couldn't go. I'm trying to ignore that because I'm sure you can imagine [...]

Gig Time (Everyday Circus with Zoo Children and The Moods)

I'm going to be completely honest and say that I have been looking forward to this so much. It's been way too long since my last show and, indeed since the last time I was anywhere with live music (excluding musical theatre...Castlefest, maybe?). I'm also going to be honest and say that this was written [...]

I’m Marginally Older Than I Was Before

Today I got written conformation that I'm not a criminal*, found out that the tax office/government actually owe me money instead, and got given a free cup of tea by the lady in the canteen at university. Today was a good day. *Disclaimer regarding my criminal status: I've actually never been a criminal - there [...]