A CHANGE OF SCENERY

'Are we there yet?' Archie asked. He was feeling claustrophobic in the hermetically-sealed caravan. Agnes peered out the kitchen window as the countryside whizzed by along the autoroute, 'Not yet, just passed Paris.' 'Maybe we should have picked somewhere closer than the Mediterranean?' 'You wanted warm sunshine and the beach.' Agnes brought the coffee over … Continue reading A CHANGE OF SCENERY

A TRUE SCOTSMAN

'Bagpipes aren't even a Scottish invention.' 'But they are the Scottish instrument.' 'No one in Scotland goes around dressed in kilts.' 'No-one?' 'Okay, the odd bloke might, but he smells of whiskey and urine and people steer clear of him.' 'The American tourists love this stuff.' 'Do you really think Scots wear tartan everyday?' 'I've … Continue reading A TRUE SCOTSMAN