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7 Reasons That The Banging is Probably a Good Thing.

7 Reasons That The Banging is Probably a Good Thing.

The house next door to us, having stood empty for some time, has finally been sold and my wife and I met the new owners and several of their dogs last weekend.  They seem like a nice couple and, not unreasonably, they want to get on with renovating their house before they move in.  The builders – unannounced – started work at seven o’clock this morning.  They started with a sledgehammer in the bedroom, pounding on the party wall,...

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7 Reasons They Treat Me With Suspicion In The Pharmacy

7 Reasons They Treat Me With Suspicion In The Pharmacy

My girlfriend asked me to pick a prescription up for her. Oh dear. 1.  The Set-Up. ‘Hello,’ I say, ‘I’ve come to pick a prescription up for my girlfriend’. ‘Okay,’ the pharmacist replies. This is good. I had worried the pharmacist might treat me with suspicion. But men picking up prescriptions for their girlfriends is obviously something he sees a lot. ‘What’s the name?’ he asks me....

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7 Reasons to Make Your own Pizza

7 Reasons to Make Your own Pizza

Making your own pizza is amazing.  It’s fun, produces tasty results, and is a more self-satisfying activity than cooking almost anything else, no matter how complicated or tasty.  Here are seven reasons to make your own pizza. 1.  Environment. If you make your own pizza, then chances are that you’ll be doing it in your own home.  This is good.  Your own home is nicer than visiting your local takeaway and you probably won’t see a...

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7 Reasons foursquare And I Are Going To Have A Tricky Relationship

7 Reasons foursquare And I Are Going To Have A Tricky Relationship

I have heard quite a bit about foursquare in recent weeks. Yesterday there was a piece in The Sunday Times about it. I read it. I didn’t understand it. This morning I signed up. Unfortunately, foursquare took this as a sign that I would like to be bullied. Bad move foursquare. You picked the wrong man on the wrong day. I was not in the mood. 1.  foursquare Would Like To Connect To Your facebook Account. Yes, well Jonathan Lee...

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Russian Roulette Sunday: Man Maketh Mask

Russian Roulette Sunday: Man Maketh Mask

Hello!  Marc here.  Happy Yorkshire Day.  Regular visitors to the site will doubtless be aware that we’re expecting 7 Reasons: The Trailer to be ready very soon.  But it isn’t ready yet.  I didn’t want to sit about waiting for it to arrive though – as I am reliably informed that the devil will do something with my hands – so I decided to work on something else. You might remember that a few months ago, in an...

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