Monthly Archives: February 2007

Wake Up And Smell The Fraud

I got paid today. I haven’t seen my credit card bill yet, so I rang up to find out what the balance was. £4000!? Ouch! That’s not right. So, I logged into BarclayCard’s website to see what had cost me … Continue reading

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MyTech – Night of The Geeks

I do technical things for a sketch show called MySketch. Of all of the things I’ve gotten involved with over the years, this is rapidly becoming a favourite. I get all the pleasure of putting on a show without any … Continue reading

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Gig 387

I read a blog by another comedian, who is prone to putting his gig number in the header of the post about the performance. I don’t quite count which gig I’m on, as simply mark the number occasionally in my … Continue reading

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Turning 33

I hit my 33rd birthday on Saturday. Hit is probably the right word for it. It slapped me in the face like an annual review of where the hell my life is going. It was a confusing day. I didn’t … Continue reading

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What The Hell?

If anyone involved is reading this, don’t worry, I’m not angry, I’m just impressed at the sheer scale of circumstances. I mentioned, at the end of last week, that two of my three tenants in Newcastle had decided on the … Continue reading

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Hard Disks

The story of the external hard disks from eBay continued today when the enclosures arrived to join the disks on my desk. I hadn’t got a screwdriver with me and I was expecting to have to wait until I brought … Continue reading

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The Lonely Walk Of Shame

You know, it’s hard to be a comedian. Your success depends on whether people like you. You have to be either specifically liked or specifically disliked by the audience for it to work. Plus you have to gain the respect … Continue reading

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Unpretty

I have a theory. My theory is that people, whose name means “beautiful”, seldom are. Here’s a good list of examples.

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The Firecracker

Another 200ish word short story. For why? For the hell of it. It started when he was a teenager. He was always impressed by the twin trails of fire that were left behind the DeLorean in the Back To The … Continue reading

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7 Day Forecast

Given that I now, apparently, have a secretary, here’s the 7 day diary forecast so that he can answer questions on my behalf. Friday 23rd – going to my sister’s house for dinner after workSaturday 24th – a sleep in, … Continue reading

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