Lost For Words

Lost For Words

I just couldn’t help myself today. I’m lost for words. Time for some cartoon action instead.                                                                                                    

Lard de Begnins

Lard de begnins

I can recall the first time I tried Lard de Begnins, just a few days after I arrived in Switzerland over ten years ago now. My wife and I were staying at a friend’s house just a stone’s throw from a small butchery owned by Phillipe Grange. Although a specialist grump even on his better days, Mr Grange went about slicing my first small portion of his special Lard Grillé for me. How was I to know how famous these little slices of pork delight were? And of course completely unaware of the fame of Mr Grange. If there is a taste that can transport one to paradise, this Begnins

Said Orquardly With Derek Haines

Said Orquarly

Intrepid Reported Said Orquardly continues his series of interviews with Derek Haines, trying to establish the truth about the writer behind the stories. SO. It’s a pleasure to catch up with you again. DH. Ditto, I’m sure. SO. So, since we last spoke about your book, February The Fifth, you have released another one I believe. DH. Well, I got bored. It was either a new book, or get a new job. So, I started clacking and poof, out it all came. SO. But Dead Men, your most recent book, is a radical shift away from say Milo Moon and February Five. DH. Well, I didn’t want to get labeled

Abject Laziness Under Threat

Abject Laziness Under Threat

As part of my ongoing mission to bring abject laziness to the front and centre of world debate, I recently introduced to you, and then fully exploited my furry little friend ‘Slug’ the three toed maned sloth in my endeavours to bring attention to my cause. Following this shallow attempt at attracting attention to my favourite subject, abject laziness, I stumbled on a rather disturbing fact. Slothic laziness is under immediate threat and has been declared officially endangered. I was of course instantly distressed at the advent of this officially sanctioned, yet cleverly hidden Red List fact. Sloths around the world need to be warned of this travesty, and ensure