for Fandango’s One Word Challenge(FOWC) of 23 October 2020, jeopardise.

I’m too fat? Find someone else to bug,
I’m just the right shape to go give a hug,
Food is, for me, the ultimate drug.

Thanks for all your helpful tips,
But actually, I want my chips,
So what if they go straight to my hips?

I know that you are full of lies,
When you try to jeopardise,
Those juicy steak and kidney pies.

Breakfast – sausage, bacon, eggs
Yes, I know, I’ve hollow legs,
Give them to me, or else I’ll beg.

A pizza I’ll leave, ‘cos nothing will rhyme,
I am a fine figure of man in his prime,
I’ll eat three of those before it’s lunchtime.

A tasty Whopper or Big Mac,
Just this once, I’d best hold back,
I think I am having…


Ignorant (Fandango’s Flashback Friday)

Yay, it is Friday again, and Fandango has just published his Flashback Friday post. The idea is that he picks a post from this day in a previous year, to give newer readers a better insight into what makes him tick.

I have always liked that idea, so shall also post my own reminiscence. As much as anything, it reminds me of where I was, where I am now, and how far I have come. Hopefully, you will find it entertaining along the way.

Oh, and thank you to Jennifer at Paperkutzs for allowing me to use her image.

This is a musical interlude from last year. I’ve found out more about Percy Grainger since then. He was an Australian who ended up in the USA, and apparently this is one of his most famous pieces, along with Country Garden (which every schoolboy surely knows).

I’m a few days out today but I figured that the tune was worth a reblog. Here’s the link again to save you having to click through.


I’ve had a productive last hour, looking on YouTube for some music I might use in upcoming posts. Did anybody ever hear of Percy Grainger? Okay, faintly. Molly on the Shore? Not a chance! But you know how YouTube auto-plays things? Well, it decided to play this for me, after the song I was searching … Continue reading “Ignorant”

My Favourite Girl

It is inevitable that these photosets come in pairs. But at least Lola was awake!