Category: nostalgia

Weaponised Nostalgia – Or how my grandmother’s toast may lead to Armageddon

Weaponised Nostalgia – Or how my grandmother’s toast may lead to Armageddon

There was something magical about my grandmother’s toast. I’m not sure quite what benevolent spells she weaved over what was – to all intents and purposes – just a slice of burned flour and water smeared in congealed cow’s milk, but it worked. She would hand slice some fresh white bread, toast it under her […]

I’m Not A Fan

I’m Not A Fan The only time you’ll find me spinning around is on the dancefloor, though come to think of it, just being in my presence will make you instantly cooler, so maybe I am. Fan, short for fanatic: – (informal) a person who is extremely interested in something, to a degree that some people find unreasonable (disapproving) a person who has very extreme beliefs that may lead them to behave in unreasonable or violent ways […]