Category Archives: The Terrible Goddess & Me

SPRING SPRUNGING

We followed an old carting trail through the bluebelly woods where bushels were sent to the weavers of merkins to be be woved in days of yore.

We planned an adventure trail where stumps and logs and roots of outstanding natural naturalness would fascinate and empty wallets.

We avoided mud, got rounded up by a conscientious sheep [...]

A DAY IN THE LIFE.

Lo, she is a terrible Goddess had an appointment at the hairdressers so I took the opportunity to pop into The Twisted Gusset for my usual half a lager with a sherry chaser.

I was greeted by Irene.

“Where’s Lo?”

“Oh, she’s at the hairdressers.”

“They’re very good you know. I had some highlights done there just the other [...]

THERE’S SOMETHING VERY NICE …

… about bare feet.

Babies feet are just lovely. A bare footed Goddess is sexy. The bare footed male smells less.

HONESTLY, THERE’S SO MUCH CRAP

I would urge people to read The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard, published in 1957. I read this at school as part of one of the courses I took. I always take with a pinch of salt newspapers, the news on the telly and any other communications that I can’t experience on a personal level. [...]

THIS CREATION …

… from the inspirational and creative genius that is Scissorshop …

… applies to all aspects of life of course. However relationships top the list … so I’m told. Very firmly on occasions.

BATTLING ON …

… the fight continues for the right to sit or lie down and put things away in drawers.
The Flatpack War of 2014 in Central Portugal was a close run affair with the comfort of Lo, she is a terrible goddess at stake.
The pictures below are quite shocking. I suggest you have a cup of tea [...]

ART – AN ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN

My work practice
Sometimes thoughts collide and create unforeseen connections. These are often fleeting and nothing is done about them. Occasionally they are so interesting that the connections are worth exploring for a while, accompanied by a mental “Hmmm”. Very rarely these thoughts coalesce into a concrete idea that might be worth making. Then the decision [...]

SHOPPING

Sometimes, Lo, she is a terrible Goddess, takes a fancy to a particular amuse bouche and I’m dispatched to the local COOP to buy whatever it takes to satisfy her cravings. Today it was rosé wine and Twiglets with a copy of the Radio Times to stimulate her mind.
I usually stop off on the way [...]

EVEN AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

I remember the pleasure and excitement all those years ago when we moved into our first flat. Begging, borrowing and almost stealing the furniture needed to furnish it. 2nd hand this, 5th hand that.
16 properties later, both here and abroad, the excitement hasn’t diminished.

The difference now is there’s a bit more cash floating around and [...]

EXCELLENT NEWS

We’ve just discovered from a chap in the village that the new pad in Portugal has fibre optic cable running right up to it. Mega supa-dupa internet speed that reacts faster than I do!!!! I’m so excited that I’ve just spilt my sherry trifle. Just got to get it connected when we go out there [...]