Respect – The Monday Moan

‘Respect: A feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities or achievements’ Does Michelangelo (died 1564, aged.88) warrant respect? He needed four years to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, depicting episodes…

Mr Moan & The Falling Birth Rate

Today Mr. Moan gives us his take on the whole falling birth rate malarkey … “Mr Moan has a rather challenging question for you: Who said, “Two, maximum”? There are various possibilities:  The Prime Minister (aka Boris) when asked about…

The Six Sigma Husband – Tony’s Monday Moan

Mr Moan loves to analyse things but today’s feature from him takes the biscuit.  Implementing Six Sigma in a business is one thing.  But in a relationship? Come on!  Really?! Read on … FOR MEN ONLY…. How To Be The…

Ageing & The Purpose Of Living- Tony’s Monday Moan

Ever the philosopher, today Tony wonders what is the purpose of living.  Personally he revels in the pursuit of knowledge and suggests we all follow suit!  Oh and he has the requisite moan about ageing too! Well this is Tony…

Our Emergency Services by Tony Drury

Today’s feature from Tony is more of a beautiful paeon to our hard-working emergency services. Granted it was meant to be a Monday Moan about Boris but hey, the less we say about him the better! “Death is the golden…

Fear – Tony’s Monday Moan

This Monday, Tony’s not so much moaning, as musing on fear and being frightened … “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time” Mark Twain Frightened…

Ageing – Tony’s Monday Moan

So today, Tony’s having a good old moan about ageing ….. NO! I am not ageing. I was travelling on the Central Tube line towards Holborn when I heard a voice: “Would you like my seat, Sir?” Looking around, I…

Political Gobbledegook – The Monday Moan

Political gobbledegook: epidemic status now applies. It was the brilliant comedian Mike Yarwood who started it all. Sadly, he died in 1995 at the age of seventy-seven ( not from knife crime, we must add ), but, by then, he…

Novella Nostalgia – The Monday Moan

“Ant, I prefer to read literature.” The speaker was my sister. My family name is ‘Anthony’. Gill calls me ‘Ant’. I found the girls at the tennis club (I was fourteen years old when the chemicals started stirring) thought it…

The Brutal Face of Business – Tony’s Monday Moan

Today Tony’s having a good old moan about the brutal face of business!  Asset stripping, immoral businessmen … you name it! “A bottle of Gevrey Chambertin,” I said to the waiter. Asset Stripping My lunch guest raised his eyebrows. Jim…