Simpleton’s Guide To The Winter Olympics (Cross Country Skiing and Biathlon) Day Three is when the Winter Olympics hots up in the cold with nine sports filling the schedule. Up first are the ones that will last all day and not for those with a short attention span, Cross Country Skiing and The Biathlon. Cross … More Simpleton’s Guide To The Winter Olympics (Cross Country Skiing and Biathlon)
The whole operation had taken no more than an hour and I had been settled back into my chair a long while before Mr Swinbank, the deputy head, came into see me. “Pete, I know you are excluded from lessons but this is an emergency. Can you take this message round to all of the … More Leg It (Part Sixty-four)
When you think of a writer’s group, how do you picture it? I’d always assumed it would be a bunch of lonely old women wanting to be Catherine Cookson or something resembling table nine from The Wedding Singer. With this in mind, when I stepped through the door of Holmeside Coffee, home of Holmeside Writers, … More Happy 4th birthday to Holmeside Writers.
It was 10.30 on Monday morning as I sat in the heating duct over looking the staff room. As usual, it was full at break time. A lot of coffee was drunk and there were the normal dreary discussions about timetables and exams. Mr Riley, the permanently angry head of Maths approached Mr Burns. “What … More Leg It (Part Sixty-three)
Simpleton’s Guide To The Winter Olympics (Figure Skating and Freestyle Skiing) After the Winter Olympics has kicked off with Curling and Ski Jumping, day two brings us the excitement and glamour of Figure Skating and the thrills and spills of Freestyle Skiing. Figure Skating Figure Skating is the only sport where American Tan tights are … More Simpleton’s Guide To The Winter Olympics (Figure Skating and Freestyle Skiing)
All you need to know about Curling and Ski Jumping in the Winter Olympics. … More Simpleton’s guide to the Winter Olympics (Curling and Ski Jumping)
I wandered back into the hall, trying to look as inconspicuous as possible. Elvis grabbed me as soon as I came through the door. “Everything okay?” he asked. “Yeah, it’s all over with just as I promised.” It hadn’t quite gone as I had expected but I didn’t want to worry him. A relieved look … More Leg It (Part Sixty-two)
Carter’s phone smashed against the wall as look of sheer anger spread across his face. “Bastards!” The whole office stopped and stared. “We’ve just had a report of gunfire at Davison’s house. It’s kicking off and we’re scratching our arses wondering what’s going to happen. Well, it’s happening now ladies and gentlemen. We’ve got to … More Leg It (Part Sixty-one)
“I don’t understand, if it’s not for the money, why did he do it?” Marie was confused. The story hadn’t come as a complete surprise. She knew something had been troubling Elvis. He could never lie. “Revenge I suppose. Davison had really got to us all. This way we got some sort of respect back.” … More Leg It (Part sixty)
How to be ill With the NHS at breaking point, hospitals overflowing and queues to the local GP being longer than the one at Greggs when they were giving away free cheese pasties, it seems like the right time to give some valuable advice on how to be ill. There are as many illnesses out … More How to be ill.