Gert was inspired to read in The Guardian that someone arrested for performing cosmetic surgery without qualifications said, “You can learn anything on YouTube these days.”
Gert has been reading a lot of crime novels in the silly season and has come up with an outline for one of her own:
At the Australian Casey station Michelin-trained chef Justin and his team are busy preparing a mouth-watering banquet that will include all of the traditional roasted Christmas fare, alongside more contemporary offerings like smoked salmon, prawns, and even sushi.
A baby has recently come into the life of one of the Gerts, so we think this is a great suggestion from Mark Twain: Continue reading Toasting the baby
Gert’s readers will immediately recognise this. Here’s your challenge. Was it used to find out: Continue reading Gert’s Science Corner
It is not often the Gerts write about books they haven’t read, but in this case, when we all seem in need of cheering up, I have put aside my review of Ali Smith’s Autumn and Winter and given space to two books which will give us a jolly good laugh. Continue reading Alexander McCall Smith
Gert does love a good insult. Continue reading Mind your mustashes