Friday, 31 January 2014

That first cup of coffee

I have to admit that I'm a great fan of coffee and not just for the caffeine. When I was a child and long before I drank coffee the grocery shops had large grinders where people selected the coffee they liked and then ground the beans. When I accompanied Mum to the grocers I loved standing by those machines and breathing the coffee aroma.

Wrong Hands gets the first place again on the last day of January 2014 for the caffeine causality loop.

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Monotony: an epic tale

A fortnight's worth this time, leading off with an epic tale from John Atkinson's Wrong Hands, published under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported licence. I like the way he's taken cliche's and turned them into ordinary aspects of everyday life.

Friday, 10 January 2014

Have you had your 'flu shot?

If he's been there long enough to have ripped clothes and grown a beard that long he won't be up-to-date with the flu shots. Sure the desert island gag is a standard, but I'd not seen this specific treatment before and so it worked for me.