Author Archives: greebohobbes

About greebohobbes

All-round irritant, expert swordsman (loves lopping off the heads of ghouls), professional charlatan and outrageous wearer of black cocktail dresses...

O Green World

Sorrow is my name. Melodramatic as that might seem, it is true enough. I met a girl and lost a girl. No, that isn’t true. I haven’t lost her but I feel that I have. Distance and clusterfaffs being obstacles … Continue reading

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Worlds of Pure Imagination

All computer monitors are windows to worlds of imagination where trolls have no bridges to hide behind, wars are fought with flame, and opinions are like the shredded cocoons of butterflies which flitter and flutter away… The butterflies of opinion … Continue reading

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Carnival of Monsters Unreview

Steamships and dinosaurs and bureaucrats, oh my! Dirty fingernails too. Imagine Big Brother with omnivorous monsters. Actually don’t. This is nothing like Big Brother. Everyone here has IQs with triple digits (even the chickens) plus there are no self-obsessed muppets … Continue reading

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Halloween Foxes Poem

Foxes, foxes coming for you, What the hell you gonna do? I’m not worried, they ain’t coming for me; You on the other hand, you’d better flee. How will you feed your poor cat When the foxes are chewing on … Continue reading

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Inferno Unreview

This is the one where a conceited caketaker drills through the Earth’s crust only for it to cause green goo to bubble up and turn people into feeble hippy Hulk wannabes. Oh, and then the Doctor travels to a parallel … Continue reading

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Exeter Library 2

I wrote a blog about Exeter Library over a year ago. It comprised complaints about their computer service and the lack of maintenance for years. What changed? Nothing. Therefore I will be quoting extensively from my previous blog and adding … Continue reading

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Dawn Chorus

Nearly every single morning I am rudely awakened by crows dancing on the roof tiles. Not much fun. There I am asleep and suddenly the entire crow population of Exeter decides to hold anĀ impromptu rehearsal for the all-crow performance of … Continue reading

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