Catch 22 because you can’t have what you want, only what you don’t.

The ½ is a ‘what if …’ which is intended to poke some gentle fun at the absurdities and irritations that surround us.

I’m retired, a grumpy optimist, writer, and shallow humourist.

I tried to retire a few years ago, but the price for moving to Devon was to run a B&B, not to enjoy a life of idle pleasure. But that’s another story – one just published in ‘Ten Commandments For Bed and Breakfast Guests’ – ‘A Glimpse of Life on the Other Side of the Pinny’.You an find it on Amazon: