I think that I am a person who is difficult to offend and I do think we should laugh at ourselves every now and then but this time I didn’t see the funny side to Alan’s sketches in his show. The humour seemed to be based around Alan Carr in a dress. Every sketch seemed to be relying on the fact that a guy in a dress is funny. I find that offensive. … More Offended

Working away

My theory about if you make cakes the energy expended in the process by the cook makes the eating of them calorie neutral is proving true. Mrs Sox’s diet is going well and she has now successfully squeezed into a pair of jeans one size smaller. … More Working away

Patent pending

I was stood there in airport security being rubbed over with a metal detector. I had set off the big thing you walk through. I thought I had emptied my pockets but I had forgot the mascara inside my fleece pocket … More Patent pending

2 Sparkle

The sun shone brightly over the Pennines, the thin ribbon of tarmacadam wound its way across them like a snake. Eighties classic songs wirelessly blue toothed to the sound system in the car were playing at a low volume as we took in the view. … More 2 Sparkle


To sparkle or not to sparkle that is the question, tis nobler to promenade in a frock than to sit at home and mope. Well if Mrs Sox and I are going to The Sparkle weekend in Manchester, it will just be for the Saturday as we are busy on the other days doing boring … More Sparkle