Rituals, routines and how to polish shoes

This isn’t something you see very often in our house. Four pairs of shoes (size 8 -13) all nicely polished and lined up by the front door. It was a nostalgic reminder of a ritual from growing up. Sunday afternoons as a schoolboy were about my shoe cleaning ritual. It had started with my rugby […]

Malicious Compliance Birthday Cards

Last week it was my birthday. The family now knows how I think. Malicious compliance is well understood round here. They got me these cards (twice). There is no hiding place. * Disclaimers…… 1. Not the best ever piece of verse written for a birthday card, but I’m having a go. 2. The drilling in […]