The Silver Mist

ON ... Begone Halloween, Here Comes Christmas

Martin Treanor | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Treanor

Is it just me, or is there an army of Christmas elves and pixies hanging around in the dark backrooms of high street shops, just waiting, feet on the blocks, for the exact second Halloween is declared over?

On the Down Side of New Year Resolutions - or Where do All Those Christmas Cookbooks Go?

Martin Treanor | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Treanor

Statistics point to the second week in February as the date most people start to slide with their New Year's Resolutions, sometimes the third week - if the thing to be given up is a not to difficult one, like eating expensive, luxury chocolates, or juggling fiery sticks.

ON... Why Do So Many People Get a Kick From Hurting Animals?

Martin Treanor | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Treanor

I usually like to keep this blog easy-going, to dispense my daily sights and sounds using my own 'special' brand of light-hearted drivel - humour some...

ON...London Welcomes the World - It's Boris's 'BIG ONE'

Martin Treanor | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Treanor

So it's Friday 27th July 2012 and, after 7 years of exhausting preparations, London is welcoming the world. For my part, I'm standing at Charing Cros...