Musical Tuesday – Satellites

by Purple Wyrm on October 29, 2013

Sad musical news over the weekend with the death of iconic composer, musician and rock poet Lou Reed. It was a foregone conclusion that I’d feature one of his songs in tribute this week, but I had to think long (…)

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Pigfarts, Pigfarts Here I Come

by Purple Wyrm on October 29, 2013

Dreamt last night that I was sent to colonise Mars with Sarah Silverman. Certainly worse people to share a planet with.

No, it Hasn’t

by Purple Wyrm on October 28, 2013

I was channel surfing last night and came across a man in a purple cape, sitting at a piano performing a mash up of Scarborough Fair and The Diva Dance from the Fifth Element. It was not – as I (…)

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Squid

by Purple Wyrm on October 27, 2013

Now ’tis often said by those learned in the ways o’ the briny deeps that the surest way to attract the common or vulgar squid onto a line is with that that can sooth the breast of the most savage (…)

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Squid

by Purple Wyrm on October 24, 2013

Well it were about 20 years back now when me, Old Joe, Phil and Benny Moustrap decided to go out squid fishin’. We didn’t have any squid rods handy but Phil said he knew an old schooner captain’s trick (which (…)

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Musical Tuesdays – Theme Edition

by Purple Wyrm on October 22, 2013

Wow, I’ve actually managed to make a second Musical Tuesday post. Maybe this will last a while after all! The first song for this week is Christmas Island by Washington State natives Lake. Also known as Island Song, keen eared (…)

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Look at This!

by Purple Wyrm on October 17, 2013

I’m trying to cut down on posts where I simply embed a YouTube video and say “Look at this!”, but this is simply astonishing…

Best. Put-Down. Ever.

by Purple Wyrm on October 16, 2013

One of the best put downs I’ve ever seen was on a message board I stumbled across many years ago… Someone had taken it upon themselves to start a new thread by posting a lengthy and quite astonishing white supremacist (…)

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Musical Tuesdays

by Purple Wyrm on October 15, 2013

So here’s a new thing I’ve been thinking about doing for a while to get me back into the habit of blogging, and hopefully resurrect the Wyrmlog from its current state of moribund sporadicity. Musical Tuesdays! Every Tuesday until I (…)

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A New England

by Purple Wyrm on October 7, 2013

People ask me when will you grow up to be a man? But all the girls I loved at school are already pushing prams.