Spend a penny, drachma, dinar

There is a sign in an Irish bar to help the clientele find their way to the toilet… ‘men, left; women always right.’ And isn’t it just the case that whoever we are and wherever we are in the world that we all love toilet humour? So then in the interests of research I have […]

Give us this Day – We are what we wear

It’s their stage when holy men get a chance to dress up and play the diva. Still there’s probably some religious significance there too. And fancy dress is clearly one of the upsides of the role. It also includes a job for life and care right up to the end. And you’ll get straight entry […]

My Sporting Weekend – Marathons

What can you get done in under two hours? I’m struggling to even clean the house never mind run a marathon. Eliud Kipchogi is top of the world today after becoming the first man to run the marathon in under two hours. I do hope that the Kenyan has a big plate of apple strudel […]