Archive for ‘facebook’

October 15, 2015

Mum Puts Racist Son in Place

by duncanr

what's her name?

what’s her name?

there was no internet, or facebook, when I was a lad (thank God!)

a typical ‘conversation’ between my teenage self and my mum when I was preparing to go out generally went something like this . . .

Mum – where are you going?
Dunc – out

Mum – out where?
Dunc – just out

Mum – where’s that, then?
Dunc – nowhere special – just ‘around’

Mum – are you . . .

June 25, 2014

Facebook Fibs

by duncanr

Facebook is a great tool to enable family and friends separated by distance and years to maintain ties

However, there is a downside as the wish to appear ‘cool’ and be ‘one of the crowd’ can lead to exaggeration/lies as folk compete with one another to show what interesting/exciting lives they lead

March 9, 2014

Hey, there Lonely Boy

by duncanr

nobody loves me

nobody loves me

Naebody loves me, everybody hates me,
I think I’ll go and eat worms,
Wee fat juicy ones, big long skinny ones,
See how they wriggle and squirm.

they say money can’t buy happiness but for one lonely boy, it bought him a whole lot of new chums on facebook (


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