Taboo Topics

Taboo Topics

As a child I recall being told that there were certain topics of conversation that were considered taboo at the dinner table. These were of course the classic threesome of sex, religion and politics. This advice still holds true for me when I sit down to scribble out my blog posts. In addition to the classic three, I would add other taboo topics such as bus accidents, racism, mass drownings, nuclear accidents, Catholic priest gags, English cooking tips, Justin Bieber and anything to do with understanding women. There are of course other topics that require caution and I try to avoid any reference to relationship advice, sexually transmitted diseases, birth

I Do Not Like Wednesday

I Do Not Like Wednesday

For those who have read Milo Moon, you will know that my dislike of Wednesday makes a grand appearance on the very first page. But what you may not know is the reason I dislike this day of the week so much. Some have mentioned that I was influenced by Douglas Adams and Arthur Dent’s dislike for Thursdays. For this I thank you and wish I had been so clever. But alas my dislike is at a different level. Firstly, it is a nothing day. It is never mentioned in conversation as there is nothing really ever to talk about. Can you recall anyone saying that they couldn’t wait until

Act Hod Romp

Act Hod Romp

I’d like to introduce you to my doctor and friend, Act Hod Romp. Now this might seem like a funny name for my doctor, but I have had to protect his name by using a secret code due to medical ethics, secrecy and also to protect the innocent. The picture of him accompanying this post has also been airbrushed and cigar modified to protect his identity. I apologise in advance for these minor yet fully intentionally false statements. Anyway. To my little tale of today. As you can guess I had an appointment with my doctor, Act Hod Romp. Well, to be precise he is skin doctor and a great

Monkee Mania

Monkee Mania

I read with immense interest today that the number one teen idol of all time is, wait for it. No not someone called Paul, Bjorn, David or even Justin. No, the number one teen idol of all of the eons of human existence goes to Davy Jones. Who you ask? No not The Who but the Monkees. Between 1966 and 1968 the Monkees were created purely for an American television program with the idea of capitalising on the Beatlemania of the time. One must say that in that endeavor it was a huge if not short lived success. The reason for mentioning this fact is that it reminded me of