Monthly Archives: January 2017

Junior Earplug Adventures: Those Magnificent Earplugs (Part 14)

Erroneous’s fears gave wings to his thought processes: “We don’t have to get caught actually burgling, Hellfire.” He whispered. “Belay your dreadful fretfulness: I have a plan.” Quickly explaining the bones of the plan to his former cell-mate, Erroneous waited … Continue reading

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Junior Earplug Adventures: Those Magnificent Earplugs (Part 13)

It was with great relief that Erroneous and Hellfire descended to slightly more hospitable climes… And before long the temperature had increased to luke-warm… “Phew,” an exhausted Hellfire said, “it’s so much warmer here that I might have to remove … Continue reading

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Junior Earplug Adventures: Those Magnificent Earplugs (Part 12)

Well what Erroneous had spotted with is Eagle-eyes was… …a cozy-looking wooden house with a tall brick chimney, from which belched wood smoke. The house had a single large window that looked out upon the world… …through which a pair of … Continue reading

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Junior Earplug Adventures: Those Magnificent Earplugs (Part 11)

Well what that ‘something quite awful’ transpired to be, was expulsion from the prison with nothing more than a fleece and a pair of snow shoes each. “Can’t say I’m overly impressed.” Hellfire said curtly as the guards turned their … Continue reading

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Our Changing Climate: The Primrose and the Chihuahuas

Long, long, ago, when I was a prepubescent choir boy who could hit the high notes of the descant without any effort, my favourite Christmas carol was ‘In the Bleak Mid-Winter’. Despite living in a single-walled house that was probably … Continue reading

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Junior Earplug Adventures: Those Magnificent Earplugs (Part 10)

Hair-Trigger hadn’t wanted to join the others as they rushed to Shuttle Bay Two. Instead she’d wanted to greet her hero, Magnuss, alone – with a big sloppy kiss and a beaming smile. But when Sinclair Brooch dragged his miserable … Continue reading

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Junior Earplug Adventures: Those Magnificent Earplugs (Part 9)

Trade negotiations were long and tough. Neither ‘Golden Boy’ was willing to compromise. But eventually good sense shined its light of wisdom through the kitchen window; and after a nice café cortado and a slice of carrot cake, Magnuss left with … Continue reading

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