Knick Knack Paddy Whack

#BEDN6 I have a friend called Jenny. She's pretty shy, quiet, a little hairy and she likes to eat grass. Ok ok, she's a goat. But she's still my friend. She also likes to eat…

A little place called Route 66

#BEDN4 Do you ever get the feeling that your life should be filmed? Something funny has just happened and you want to share it with the rest of the world? E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E should be experiencing what…

The perks of ferret sitting

#BEDN2 Housesitting for my sister means a weekend full of Meeting The Russians and Made in Chelsea on catchup. I'd be pretty sarcastic about this if it didn't fill me with such joy and lack…

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing." “I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a…

The Shining by Stephen King

“Are you sure self-pity is a luxury you can afford, Jack?” “He would write it for the reason he felt that all great literature, fiction and nonfiction, was written: truth comes out, in the end…

Bit of an update Dad

Dad, I had a job interview last week. You would’ve loved hearing about it, like all the other stories I tell you when something funny’s happened to me. You of all people appreciate them, only…

The Old Man

Dad, following on from what Anthony said...you snored like a beast, you laughed at your own jokes, you watered the garden wearing nothing but your underwear, and when you helped Katey dye her hair for…