Snow creates a nation of cakemakers

Well, it’s all but gone from these parts, but there was a lot of snow around here. The result has been some major first world problems like the shortage of eggs and flour. Yes in the local supermarket there is a distinct lack of eggs and self-raising flour. Almost as if the answer to “the Beast from the East” as the newspapers would have us call our latest spate of bad weather, with roads blocked by snow drifts and people literally in a spin in their cars, was to head for the nearest supermarket and buy every available egg and bag … Continue reading Snow creates a nation of cakemakers

18. Chaaaaaaaaaaaarge! Also: Peeeeeeaowww!! Sping!!! Sklunk!!!! 

  Although Scary Mary didn’t know it, there is a bed and breakfast in Scarborough called The Mayfair Hotel. It’s in Trafalgar Square near the cricket ground and, at that exact moment, there was a cat being sick in the garden while a seagull was dropping a little present on the landlady’s hat as she trod on a hairy caterpillar on her garden path as she stepped out to go shopping for a packet of ‘Toad’ brand washing powder. It is hardly surprising therefore that Scary Mary should end up sitting on the roof of the said Mayfair Hotel, Bed … Continue reading 18. Chaaaaaaaaaaaarge! Also: Peeeeeeaowww!! Sping!!! Sklunk!!!!