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February 4, 2017


A great start to my favourite sporting tournament.



January 16, 2017


Scotland has been subjected to this authoritarian bastard’s bullying on more than one occasion, so when the chance was presented to give a little back – someone took it.

January 14, 2017

These boots were made for . . .




A bit of a joke?



January 12, 2017

Don’t drag me into this!

Now look here chaps.  This has nothing to do with me – whatever those halfarsed journalists at Buzzfeed may infer.

I have no desire to have to suddenly ask my neighbour to look after the cats and dogs, and then disappear.


January 10, 2017

An altogether more notable RIP

Although, having read this article – I’d have to say that the last thing that Clare Hollingworth seemed to want was a bit of P.

What a thoroughly remarkable woman.



January 7, 2017

Ritual humiliation

It is normal practice over Christmas,  chez Nobbly,  for MrsN to humiliate the dogs by dressing them up in all manner of foolish and demeaning clothes, before taking photographs of them.

This serves several purposes:

January 6, 2017

Food for thought


January 4, 2017

Oh, how we’ve all wanted to . . .

I was dicking about on our long-abandoned ‘MadHatters Test Blog’ earlier, whilst trying to solve a problem of ratty’s making, and I unearthed this little gem.

It was wasted where it was, so I thought I’d give it a public airing.

. . . and the last time, ladies and gentlemen, that I said that, the magistrate gave me 36 hours community service and told me not to do it again or it would be a custodial sentence.

She also asked me out for a drink afterwards, but that’s another story.

December 30, 2016

A great day for a walk

It was pretty damn chilly here yesterday.

I suppose some of you Southern Hemisphere or North African dwellers will disagree with me, but but you can’t beat taking the dogs for a walk in frosty weather.



December 22, 2016

Forerunner of The Carpenters, perhaps?