Comic stories featuring a person who may or may not be Eric Priezkalns, his irrepressible clone MaV-Eric, his innumerable other clones, the well-connected Prince Karl Zeis of Delfthia, and ruthless misanthrope and marketeer Claire Perkins.
At last, I received some good news from the University of Berkhamsted. After rejecting my last twelve research proposals in a row, they finally turned the tables and sent me a list of research projects […]
This month I had more bad news from the University of Berkhamsted. They flatly rejected my latest research proposal: a study of whether bad news comes in threes. The University was not convinced by my […]
Life, chez nous, is going from bad to worse. The University of Berkhamsted has cancelled my study into the homing instincts of Bradford’s bitter drinkers. Darn those austerity cutbacks. My research plan was cunningly simple. […]
David Beckham. Prince William. ‘Call me Dave’ Cameron. We fielded our brightest and best, possibly the three smartest guys in England, and almost certainly the nicest. Becks: celeb footballer, top knickers model and one helluva […]
Times are hard. Really hard. I lost my chauffeur; apparently he can make more money back in his old job as Head of Obstetrics at KrakÃ³w General Infirmary. My housekeeper murmurs about never having time […]
I was caught between a matinee and a dinner date, milling around the backstreets of London. My desultory early evening meandered like my walk until sharply interrupted by the crack of thunder and the most […]
Regular readers of Halfthoughts will already know I receive letters from Prince Karl Zeis, of the deposed Royal Family of Delfthia. For those you unfamiliar with this tiny but proud nation, it lies midway between […]