Robert’s your father’s nearest male relative

The inspiration for today’s blog came from my current reading – Shantaram by David Gregory Roberts. An explanation of the common British phrase Bob’s your uncle was offered as deriving from Lord Frederick Roberts, otherwise known as Lord Roberts of Kabul, or, to...

In like a lion…

This morning I have been thinking about the weather. I don’t know about you but we had a pretty yucky weekend weather-wise, but this morning the sun was shining and it got me thinking about the phrase March comes in like a lion, and out like a lamb, starting the...