It's that season, where you get to read dire jokes in the name of tradition - except I LOVE Christmas cracker jokes if they are puntastic. So on the N 171 on the way home from Scooterworks in Lower Marsh I came up with my own Christmas cracker joke - in keeping with my novel of course:
Q: What's Mexico's favourite novel?
A: Tequila Mocking Bird.
I'm wasted as a novelist, or maybe I was just wasted.
I'm sure I'm not the first one to come up with it, but until someone tells me otherwise - I will take ownership - I'm not proud. I've remembered the one that I heard on Radio 4 ...
Q:What do you get if you cross a pig with a telephone?
A: Crackling on the line.
Tee hee hee.