The laughable president

With apologies to Charles Penrose (1873-1952) I know a laughable president who rules the world by tweet, A fat and orange porky-pie, he really is a treat, He’s too thick …

Not drowning but waiving

Water covers 70% of the planet’s surface. Water constitutes 60% of the human body. We come from water and we shall return to water. Two hydrogen atoms bonded to a single …

Dydd Mawrth Crempog

The movable Christian feast known amongst other things as Shrove Tuesday, Dydd Mawrth Ynyd, Carnival or Mardi Gras (depending on whether you’re from Bognor, Bangor, Barranquilla or the Bayou) is on February 28th this …

Eggsistentialism

I adore eggs, whether they be fried, poached, scrambled, soft-boiled, hard-boiled, hot, cold, sweet, savoury, in omelettes, in custards, in cakes, in flans, in soufflés, mousses, meringues, mayonnaise, coddled, curried, benedict, over-easy or …

Coffee break puzzle

First correct solution received by the end of November wins the usual prize. ACROSS 1 You Welsh on Sunday: into S&M and cleavage! (6) 5 Bloodsuckers’ marks (5) 9 Worth …

Are we there yet?

It’s a long drive to Tenby Let’s play I spy! No, let’s not… I spy with my little eye something beginning with…umm…S. Sigh? No. Sheep? No. Sycamore? No. Psychopath? Funny. …