Opening Up A Can Of Worms
I opened up a can of worms - and contrary to all possible expectations, it was a good thing...
Sewing A Button On A Custard Pie
Sewing a button on a custard pie sounds like something that is both difficult and ultimately pointless - and of course, that's the whole point of the saying. but what if the button was edible..?
Watching Paint Dry
Watching paint dry is supposed to be a stereotypical dull activity that nobody ever actually does, so I did spend quite a while trying to think of a way to make it at least slightly interesting.
Using A Sledgehammer To Crack A Nut
So what's it really like to crack a nut using a sledgehammer? Can it be done?
No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
I was browsing Gumtree the other day - it's an online classified ads site - and I came across an ad in the 'freebies' section for a 'free lunch'. Sounds good to me, I thought...
Like Nailing Jelly To A Tree
Jelly, or Jell-O - fruit flavoured gelatin dessert - whatever you call it, it's not famous for its tensile strength, resilience or qualities as a construction material.
However, I do believe it's possible to nail jelly to a tree
Better Than Watching The Grass Grow
How many times have you heard someone say of some stupefyingly dull thing, "At least it's better than watching the grass grow"?
How can they actually know that for sure, unless - like me - they're prepared to have a go?
Don't Make A Mountain Out Of Molehill
But why not? Why is this such a bad idea? - Heck, I'm going to try it.