Author Archives: Jenette Greenwood

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE TAKES THE LONG VIEW

Nearly done with January. And breathe. They – whoever ‘they’ are – say it’s darkest just before the dawn. This isn’t true – it’s coldest just before dawn; the lighting state is influenced primarily by lunar phase and urban light […]

YOU HAVE NO NEED TO PARDON THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE

No, indeed you do not, for the Update is practically perfect in every way and shines out in the darkness like…I dunno, a big shiny thing, but one which kind of has its own light rather than reflecting other light, […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE IS DIVING BACK UNDER THE DUVET

And so it came to pass that the old year ended, and the people did cautiously open their eyes on the new year’s morn, and lo they found that everything was much the same except slightly worse because of the […]

THE LANG CAT’S ALBUMS OF 2020

First things first – you’re not expected to read this (though it’s obviously lovely if you do). I’ve done a roundup of my albums of the year every year since we started – so this is the tenth one – […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE IS OUT OF HERE

And so it’s nearly over, thank the deity of your choice. The No Fun Decade I wrote about 11.5 months ago started and self-actualised in a way very few of us could have ever have imagined, and what followed was […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE MIGHT PUT THE TREE UP EARLY THIS YEAR

Welcome to the last twelfth of the year so bad they named it twice. If you’re still here – and that’s a conditional phrase that carries more weight than it should this year – then you made it. Well done. […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE’S LEVEL IS ALL THE WAY UP TO 11

It’s true; while various parts of the country labour under level three, two and even four if you live in the west of Scotland’s Central Belt, your faithful Update exists on a completely different scale. Level 11 allows the Update […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE WINS EVERYTHING BY A LOT

After a monumentally rubbish eight months, the occasional shaft of sunlight pierces the clouds – a U-turn on whether it’s OK to let kids go hungry, the potential for a vaccine that works, and the really big one…genuine, laugh-out-loud comedy […]