Impress your friends and relatives, talk to them in Latin. Remember: “quidquid latine dictum sit altum viditur” (anything said in Latin sounds profound). Imus ad magum Ozi videndum, magum Ozi mirum mirissimum. We are going to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of Oz. Fac ut gaudeam. Make my day. Sola lingua bona est lingua […]
New laws come into place from Monday with regard to child seats. In a nutshell, if your child is under 11 years old and less than 150cms, then they need a child seat of some kind. This is likely to cause problems, for example, when you go to pick up other children. The responsibility is […]
Love them or loathe them, the dentist is there to fulfil an important role, and the health of your teeth is not something you should ignore. A few years ago I read some great advice from some actual dentist, that I thought I’d reproduce. First of all, anonymously but still with the authors permission, a […]
If my late grandma was good for nothing else, it was her sayings. Some are well known ones, others she blatantly made up herself. All have stuck with me though and I often catch myself saying them to my daughter.
I’m reproducing below some useful hints that I received once from a discussion board. Writing a CV is a bit of fine art really and many people have their own views on what works and what doesn’t. Never-the-less most of the following makes general sense and I’ve followed the principles for my own CV (well, […]
As part of my ongoing quest to explain who all these other David Artiss’ are, here is the first…
During today’s dress rehearsal, for rehearsing purposes, we recorded some of our performance of Jesus Christ Superstar. Here’s my favourite… Paul Mills performing Gethsemane.
This was my first weekend away with BOS. It was also Johns, the person I was sharing a car and room with for the next 4 days. We were heading for the Mansergh Farmhouse Cottages in Borwick deep in the Lake District. Friday John turns up at my door at 9:15. We hump his stuff […]
This is all about my holiday with my sister, Julie, (commencing the 23rd of September) to Majorca. Friday Kicked off the day quite early by leaving mid-morning to drive to South Leverton from Derby (about 60 miles away). This is near to where I grew up and where my favourite hair-dresser is ! Got my […]