Humour, Last Word, Miscellany

Socks


Not the cat.... You know this, already. No cats allowed at SloWord. This one is dedicated to actual socks, the things you wear on your feet. Like this one. Contrary to what you may be thinking, I am perfectly sane. Socks are mysterious creatures. They are prone to a half-life without the means of radioactivity.… Continue reading Socks

Humour, Last Word, Pomes

An Anthology of Personal Poetry


Since I hear no clamor from publishers wanting to publish anything written by me, I have decided to publish my "poetry" here. I suspect it will make them look quite silly. That is, if this blog is on their reading list. Most of these lines appeared as throwaways on assorted Facebook groups. When you read… Continue reading An Anthology of Personal Poetry

Last Word, Recipes & Food

Five Easy Sandwiches


Ok, I think this blog could do with a bump in readership. Now food, recipes and kitty cats improve the stats but I don't like cats ( what? you had no idea? Hmmm ... you must be new around here. )  So here are some simple recipes. I cannot promise you that these sandwiches are healthy, calorie-wise… Continue reading Five Easy Sandwiches

Last Word, Pomes

Ode to The Nose


He’s a good friend to me, he is. Wherever I go he goes before me. In a public urinal when I go to piss He alerts me to dally not, but pee quickly and get the hell out. He has not gracefully aged Grown a forest, wooded and mossy. Discharged fluids so far caged, when… Continue reading Ode to The Nose

Last Word, Miscellany

The First Irregular SloWord Awards


This is the first ever award I've ever handed out. It goes out to the reader who has left the most comments on this here blog, SloWord, since it's birth 3 years ago. This soon to be prestigious award will be handed out at random intervals, but always based on solid data. Our winner, ladies… Continue reading The First Irregular SloWord Awards

Last Word, Miscellany

My 200th BlogPost


This is the 200th post on SloWord and yes, I've inflicted your timelines, your readers, your email inboxes 199 times already. Luckily, you've managed to ignore me successfully 199 times. Good for you! Now, however, this here 200th post is upon you. You can ignore it too. I mean, why spoil a perfect record of absenteeism? Wordpress also… Continue reading My 200th BlogPost

Last Word, Miscellany

My Birthmonth Festival


August is almost upon us. August brings with it the day the body that owns the authors on this blog was born. Yessirreee, The SloMan, The LastWord, LeggieLefty and the PeevedPunjabi were born in August. In order to celebrate, I am offering you an easy way to wish me well. Instead of me writing a… Continue reading My Birthmonth Festival

Slo-Man, Writing

Happy Fifth Anniversary!


Today is, according to WordPress, and WordPress should know, the exact day 5 years ago when The SloMan signed up at WordPress and stared at the screen thinking "What is this blog thing and how do you go about blogging?" Since that day, 5 years ago, The SloMan has seen much activity. Over 2 years… Continue reading Happy Fifth Anniversary!

Last Word, Miscellany, Writing

Pride, Prejudice and Curiosity


The words "Pride" and "Prejudice", especially when joined with a non-contrasting conjunction are to a certain gender what, reportedly, catnip is to a feline. Some of those, personally known to me, have watched Colin Firth's D'Arcy in a wet t-shirt scene a few thousand times. Of course, people of all genders are simply fond of… Continue reading Pride, Prejudice and Curiosity

Last Word, Memoirs

Jeepers! Peepers!


A small ground floor flat (apartment, if American) is what we loved in and lived in. As a newly married couple in our mid-twenties, we both worked for "computer companies" where we "did computers". It is important to understand the layout of the flat. It isn't actually, but it's more interesting (to me) to say… Continue reading Jeepers! Peepers!