Category Archive: Humour

The thumb diaries: Holiday in Dorset 2015 – Day 2

“Tho why don’t we go thumb-where only we know…” (WARNING, A PICTURE OF A SPIDER IS INCLUDED IN THIS POST) Well, day two of the expedition saw Ned and Tracy Thumb at THE… Continue reading

The thumb diaries: Holiday in Dorset 2015 – Day 1

“We’re all going on a Thumb-er holiday…” Due to having to pay out for a few things that we weren’t expecting to have to this year, my wife and I decided we could… Continue reading

The book: Existential Anger – by Ned Alexander

Today I wanted to quickly mention some things about one of my books.  I am a writer and I did start this blog partly to publicise them so it seems somewhat remiss of… Continue reading

Coming out…as being a vegetarian (Or Quorn to be wi-i-i-i-ilddddd!)

  Okay, so let me get this out of the way first.  For any Veggie/vegan police out there interrogating online vegetarian based blogs and posts, the truth is…I eat fish.  There, I said… Continue reading

When my humour falls flat…doh!

  I like to think that I have a reasonable sense of humour though most of my friends are far too polite to point out otherwise, Gawd bless them! But sometimes my humour… Continue reading

The contractual obligation blog

  I recently asked on my ‘The Way of the Squirrel Books’ Facebook page what subjects people would like me to discuss on my Blog.  I have already covered ‘The Power of Cakes’ in my Blog but… Continue reading

“Death…hurh, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing, say it again…”

A jolly subject to cheer up an otherwise dull blog…ahem. This blog was inspired by something my sister reminded me of when she fed back on a recent blog I wrote about growing… Continue reading

“You’ve got me? Who’s got you?” or “The discovery as I grew up that all adults were bluffing it”

  As a child I looked up to adults with a sense of inquisitive awe.  I looked upon the many steps they had made as a species and could do little more than observe, open-mouthed,… Continue reading

The power of cakes!*

When I was deciding what topic to discuss in this particular blog, I seem to remember feeling awkward about something and wanted to apologise for it but I can’t for the life of… Continue reading

An irrational fear of gay spiders!

My Father, who sadly passed away a few years ago, was a Geordie. He raised six of us, mainly on his own, and, though he wasn’t a perfect Father, for me he was… Continue reading