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Wizardry with elephants

12/02/2012 07:27
Wizardry with elephants   When I was a small child of six or seven, I was 'transferred' from Pocklington, the tiny village and tinier school at which I had been taught, to a larger town in the middle of Yorkshire called Bridlington. The school was 'Moorfield', and a long time after its...

Fangs for the Mammaries

12/02/2012 07:21
Fangs for the Mammaries   It's a Mel Brooks vampire joke. Like the one about The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Music when Mr and Mrs Hill awaken at the sound of the evening's piano after earlier being bitten by Count Dracula. The tune, of course, is Thanks for the Memories; but the vampire...

Woman cooks meat, men drink her blood.

01/01/2012 15:32
Woman cooks meat, men drink her blood   In the Bible the story of Cain and Abel is that of the first murder. Cain grows fruit and offers it to God, whereas Abel offers an animal sacrifice in what is, effectively, a cooked meal. Abel is murdered because he can cook, that is, Cain doesn`t want...
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