Sick or treat: not in my back yard
Over the years we’ve imported some amazing things from America into the UK. Like rock ‘n’ roll, for example, which I think is one of the best things ever to have found its way across the pond.
But there is one US import that royally ticks me off every year: the ‘tradition’ of trick-or-treating. Continue reading “Halloween humbug: why my door stays firmly shut on 31st October” »
My dad and I have a history of giving each other silly presents. It’s almost like a competition to see who can give the silliest present, and one year I played the trump card: a toy hamster that when a button on its foot was pressed, danced and sang “I think I love you” by the Partridge family, in a high-pitched ‘hamster’ voice.
This year we weren’t able to be with my dad on his birthday to give him a proper present, so we made this video for him. Yes, that’s really us (me, Mr Doo, and my daughter) singing, playing the instruments, etc. I don’t think we’re ever going to win any awards for our musical ‘talents’, but we had a lot of fun making this, and who knows, maybe we’ll make another some day.
Hope it gives you a giggle – because every Friday should be fun
If you’ve ever fancied getting involved in the movie industry, or wanted to do a bit of corporate sponsorship with a twist – but always assumed such things would be beyond your budget – you’ll be interested to know that you can now do both, in one pop, for under a tenner. Continue reading “How to be a film producer for under a tenner” »
Just took the BBC’s “how smart are you” English test and was very relieved to find I scored full marks… here’s the proof: Continue reading “BBC: how smart are you?” »