Going “dogging” – and an unexpected spelling test

A hilarious moment on Saturday night at a house party attended by loads of local musicians. One of the performers, Keith, known for performing comic songs on the banjo, got up to sing a number called “Dogging”, about a couple who enjoy outdoor sex. The lyrics are very...

Sex, banking, cookery and leaflet drops

Being freelance is good in that, in theory, given a certain degree of knowledge, you can write about pretty much anything. The subject matter is as wide as your interests – and mine are fairly broad-ranging. Being a starving freelance is also good in that it...

Binge-drinking, curried goat and see-through trunks

The big issues of the day up the health club the past couple of nights have been Fancy Cakes, Binge Drinking, Crap Customer Service, The Difficulties of Obtaining Goat (as a cookery ingredient) in Surrey, The Dangers of Buying Used Cars, and The Importance of Buying...