Reality Sucks

Reality can sometimes be quite dull. In films, TV programmes, or even the news, reality gets changed and made more dramatic and exciting. It seems that we want the altered, edited and “sexed up” version of reality more than reality itself. Perhaps this is the reason why so many people get caught up (or caught…

The Cupboard Potato

Did you think I’d got the above phrase wrong? Cupboard potato?! Surely I must mean couch potato. That’s the phrase most people are familiar with. Generally used in reference to a person who sits lazily, motionless on the couch. As if they were a potato. I don’t like the phrase; I think it’s unfair to potatoes. You…