Monthly Archives: June 2013

More Punishment for Being Out of Work

In a house where the curtains are never open, a long-term unemployed young man watches The Jeremy Kyle Show on his 42 inch plasma television. During a commercial break, he embarks on a little channel-hopping. He accidentally lands on a … Continue reading

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Ugly Incident

If it took my fancy, I could, via a quick Internet search, pinpoint the exact date that I sampled my first beer in a bar in Newcastle city centre. I remember the night because of a series of bizarre happenings, … Continue reading

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From the WC to MPG

It’s a case of you drive what you eat, as gases produced by human waste have been processed into a viable bio-fuel. At least that was the situation back in 2010, when all the news outlets reported the story. Since … Continue reading

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Crate Expectations

I was eighteen, and I had been sacked from my job with a local roofing firm for disobeying orders. Hard up and at a loose end, I sought work at the office of a different roofing company. It was Friday … Continue reading

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