shopping

A story for the #courgettecrisis. “What They Sell In The Shops These Days” by Daniil Kharms

Yesterday I was involved in a discussion about the lack of courgettes in the shops, #courgettecrisis. I was urged to shop locally and eat seasonally; i was encouraged to note the advice from a mitchelin starred celebrity chef. Well. I dont live in a globalised, commodified, consumerist society to shop local and seasonally, I want […]

I don’t understand wheels #needhelp #brokenwheels #bicycle

Background I have been cycling recently. It was hard to fit in during the school holidays but I have been back to it over the previous few days, setting my fastest time ever for the Lanark route, (fastest measured in minutes per km). It has been good to get out and I have been concerted […]

That’s Me, the guy with a pure heart and gunpowder in his moustache.

Last winter I bought a winter jacket out of TK Maxx. The joy of shopping at TK Maxx is you never know exactly what you’re going to find. It was a nice jacket from a company I had never heard of … Tenson. The other day I conducted a quick web search and hit upon […]

Consumption – Death on the Instalment plan.

Will Self is a great writer, and his attitude, accent and physicality make him a compelling personality. This i have gathered through watching the TV stuff I have seen him on. Quite often i find the way he phrases things as quite precise and generally hilarious. maybe its the delivery, maybe its the writing, either […]