Category: Off The Cuff

May 2, 2021 / Off The Cuff

A little-known side-effect of the COVID pestilence was a lethal organism called Anti-Funk. This attacked red blood cells so savagely that musicians found themselves only able to play hymns, God-bothering country tunes and songs by Mariah Carey or Justin Bieber. Many burned their instruments in disgust, and became florists or…

January 9, 2021 / Off The Cuff

Barbara – an Evocation My mother was the most curious person I’ve ever known – and her sense of humour would have enjoyed the ambiguity inherent in that statement. Hers was a curiosity that was infectious, but too uniquely her own to be entirely contagious. Her idea of conversation was…

August 16, 2018 / Off The Cuff

This blast from my highly disreputable past has found its way on to YouTube: