There was no such thing as ‘geek chic’ in my day. There were no fashion spreads featuring models in tweed jackets and glasses. Now hipsters buy specs with clear glass in them as fashion accessories, made by Tom Ford or Yves Saint Laurent.
Stephen Merchant (and others) on the awkward years of adolescence. If you’ve heard Merchant on the Ricky Gervais podcasts (or the earlier XFM radio shows) then some of his anecdotes about life as a ‘teenage geek’ will be familiar to you. As they also might if you’ve ever made the mistake of pretending to be something you’re not.
Today I unwittingly took both glass and alcohol to a glass- and alcohol-free event.
I just broke a deckchair. And, I suspect, my anus.
Managed to flick a vibrant yellow stripe of poo onto myself. Not my own, if that makes it any better.
When delivery men bring me parcels I am invariably in my dressing gown. I can’t help feeling bad about that.
Comments I’d rephrase for clarity if I had my time again (#14): “Daddy’s just going to wipe his bottom and make you a sandwich.”
Two things I forgot today: removal of underpants from bathroom, and the fact that we had a house inspection.
Accusing look from bathrobed woman doing tai chi in her courtyard makes me wonder if the windows at the office really are tinted.