Ring pull

Yesterday was Jen’s and my 30th anniversary as a couple. To mark the occasion, we popped down the local Register Office to sign up for one of those newfangled civil partnership thingies.

Matching rings

…And they say I don’t know how to play the long game!

Undisclosed sum

BBC: Prince Andrew settles US civil sex assault case

So, that’s the end of that for the nonce.

Phew! I’m very relieved. With Prince Andrew’s popularity soaring once again, now would seem the perfect time to scoop all the dripping out of our commemorative, black and white Fergie & Andy wedding mug and put it on eBay. Much like our Royal Family, it’s somehow managed to survive all these years with only a couple of chips.

Fergie & Andy


The First Lord of the Treasury…?
Here, in this place…?
At an illicit party…?
With unelected bureaucrats…?
With my reputation…?


2021 in a nutshell

So that was 2021… Almost as shit as 2020! More bloody virus; almost daily lies from the Prime Minister; an attempted coup in the United States; and the best dog in the world leaving us.

On the plus side, I took some more photos. So here’s my eleventh annual video slideshow review of the year:

Consistent as ever, as in the previous ten years, this year’s slideshow contains 97 photos.

Once again, I composed the ambient pap backing track. It is called Strum Trifle:

See also: All of my yearly nutshell videos

Punning the depths

Jen accidentally dropped a prune down our kitchen plughole yesterday…

I asked whether we needed to call a plummer.