Friday, January 31, 2014

Umbrella Stances

Backwards Spearman: holds disused umbrella at 90° off body, point aiming backwards, swings arm back/ forward walking.

Lazy Épée: Held forwards, at a slightly downwards angle, any part of anyone in the way is a potential target.

Lost Gondolier: Stabs path ahead w/ point of umbrella, holds it in that spot until walked far enough ahead to need to lift.

Fast-drawn Fanned-out Flintlock: Short umbrella, automatic opening, held at side, finger poised near release trigger.

Penguin's Shotgun: Held upwards across body, handle in one hand, other hand halfway up umbrella.

Sh*thead with an Umbrella: Anyone with an open golf/ oversized umbrella (especially when walking alone)

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

BBC's 'Sherlock' - Season 4 and beyond... [no spoilers in this post]

What I can only call "a very disappointing" season of 'Sherlock' (season 3) has just finished on the BBC. For want of a better summary, it's all gotten a bit silly.

But, in the face of overwhelming silliness, why not embrace it?!