I Don’t Believe It!  (and you probably shouldn’t, either…)

I wrote this for our local village newsletter after a hoax warning story on hotel key cards holding personal credit card data on their magnetic strip found its way into the last issue.  You may have heard that Bob Holness played saxophone on Baker Street. Or that that you eat eight spiders during your lifetime. These are, of course, absolute nonsense; both were ‘made up … Continue reading I Don’t Believe It!  (and you probably shouldn’t, either…)

The Ghost of Fitness Past

I used to cycle every day To school and work and uni; My calves were like chiseled stone (But my upper half quite puny). By the age of twenty-one, y’know I’d done ten thousand miles And no problems to report except The odd crash and minor piles. I was lithe and athletic then. I would run, cycle, swim. (Unlike so many lads at school Whose … Continue reading The Ghost of Fitness Past