Tuesday, June 24, 2008


There's a lot of it about.
About breakfast time usually. And then there's the sheep alarm clock.

Monday, June 23, 2008


Down with waterfalls, that's what I say.
Well, think about it. They'd look stupid going up wouldn't they.

Saturday, June 21, 2008


Originally uploaded by MikiStrange

It's about time I went to bed.
My Cat and I are off to the Lake District tomorrow. We shall brave the rain and jolly well have fun even if that means getting colds and runny noses.
Next blog from the north, wish us luck.

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Very Handsome

This is the Handsome Family live at the Big Session at De Montford Hall.
I got their autographs after the show, apart from the drummer.
We had a good chat about pencils and melodica's.

Big Session

We've made it.
My Cat and I are here enjoying some good beer but no music yet.

Hello Flower

Just arrived this week is the addition of a sprouting flower stem to my succulent.
It's all very exciting. I'm wondering what colour it will be.
My Cat and I are supposed to be going to "The Big Session" at De Montford Hall today. If all goes to plan I'll blog from there a little later.

Sunday, June 08, 2008

Car Boot Fun

There's nothing quite like getting up at ten to five on a Sunday morning, driving ten miles and then sitting in a field for six hours, which is what I'm doing now.
My Cat keeps disappearing to spend the profits and I'm slowly cooking in the sun.
I'm still waiting for my ice cream. I can see the van but My Cat is nowhere to be seen, as usual.

Friday, June 06, 2008

The New Batch

Here are the newest additions to my spider plant kingdom. There are twelve in all doubled up in six pots.
They were kindly donated by my sister. I'll care for them so that they all grow up and have their own babies.
I need to find some nice pots to put them in but I think a tray with no holes in will do for the time being, I'll buy one tomorrow.
I'll name them the 'Double Six' group. Let's hope they're all lucky and go on to flourish.

Wednesday, June 04, 2008


Today I was so bored that I invented fruit powered technology.
The charge lasts for about two weeks, it gets a reception all over the country and it's cheap too.
I bought a whole bunch of them, so to speak.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

What Am I?

'I'm bored with flying. Does that make me a walk?'
I told Mr Fly/Walk that he could be anything he wanted to be with a little perseverence.
The last I heard he was winning the PGA masters.

Sunday, June 01, 2008


Welcome to McDonalds at 1 Market Street, Leicester. As you approach, this is how it looks.

As far as it goes this looks like any normal McDonalds restaurant. Recently McDonalds have changed their image somewhat and the interior is now a little more funky, a litle more fresh, a little more contemporary. As long as your world is a formica world then that's all OK. For the rest of us it's a little too try hard. What can you do with a space that needs to be wipe clean and hard wearing? Not much.

But all this is by the by.

I imagine that McDonalds has fairly strict rules as to how their franchises are to be run. In the case of my visit to the Market Street branch tonight those rules seem to have gone out of the window.

In days gone by McDonalds and similar type restaurants were reffered to as 'Fast Food' restaurants. Well not tonight!

The iconic hamburger, the Big Mac, was nowhere to be seen and My Cat and I had to wait for one of those each and our fries and our nuggets. Everything is on an as you order basis. I understand that wasting food is bad but it seems that McDonalds have taken this to the extreme, if you want food then you'll have to wait, just like anywhere else. So a question at this point would seem to ask 'Why go to McDonalds?'. At this point I can give you no good reason.

My other complaint is that this restaurant is pretty damn filthy and for that reason alone I won't be going back. Considering there was one member of staff to take the orders in a very quiet restaurant she had easily enough time to collect the used cartons and wrappers from the tables.

To be quite honest, if this is the standard outside in the seating area where the public can see then what is the standard of hygene like out of view. In the kitchen for example.

If you need proof then take a look at these shots. For the duration of our visit (20mins +) this was the state of the place.

To top it all they couldn't even get my gerkin in the bun.

Tea For Two

My Cat and I are once again in Market Harborough and once more stopping for breakfast in the cafe.
With a couple of full english's inside us it's time to go bargain hunting.
I'm going to have a fag first though, filthy habit, like I care.