The What Now

Lindsay Butcher
Shit my husband bought, and other hilarious stories. Subscribe to get short funny true stories (and other idiots) to make you laugh, twice a month, into your inbox.
Created 12 Nov 2019
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  • Christmas is coming and we have no need of goose fat...
    22 Dec 2021
    If I’m giving you a present this year, there’s an extremely high chance it will be olive oil. Organic olive oil. This is because, due to an error on Lee’s part in managing what I now understand to be ...
  • Breakfast club...
    01 Dec 2021
    I am a terrible human, and a failure as a wife and mother. My husband, as we will see, is not. Addicted to buying weird stuff, yes, but fundamentally a Good Person. I digress. I’m referring, of course...
  • Trick or absolute treat...
    28 Oct 2021
    Look, I’m writing this edition of the newsletter for one reason only, and that is to tell you, no, instruct you or even COMMAND that you stop what you’re doing and watch Alma’s Not Normal on BBC iPlay...
  • Work hard, play hard...
    11 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    What’s the weirdest thing that happened in your family recently? I didn’t think anything weird had happened last week, as life for me was pretty standard. But, as I discovered on Friday night, Lee had...
  • Seems legit....
    18 Mar 2021 2 0
    What’s big, white, tall, and absolutely chock full of large meat products? The obvious answer is – my husband, but in this case, there’s an alternative answer that’s a bit more weird. I suspect Lee is...
  • If you can't beat them...
    05 Mar 2021 4 0
    Surprise! Bet you thought I'd just given up on writing this newsletter in a fit of lockdown-induced malaise. You'd be right actually. It's all been a bit shite hasn't it? One minute I was putting Bail...
  • Like Christmas. But worse...
    03 Dec 2020 2 2
    Welcome to December, and what must mean that this newsletter is a whole year old! Thanks for reading, thanks for sharing - I genuinely appreciate every single subscriber and your support. Now seems as...
  • Hands, face, spaced...
    26 Oct 2020
    Hello from this billionth week of lockdown, where last Monday we comprehensively ran out of hand soap at our house. No matter, I reasoned. I'll just ask Lee to pick some up on his way home from the Co...
  • Eat out to h- oh Jesus no...
    01 Oct 2020 1 0
    So regular readers will know that this newsletter is mostly about stupid stuff that my husband Lee has bought or done. This week, I did consider making the entire newsletter just consist of this photo...
  • Roasting Season....
    16 Sep 2020 • 5 min read • 4 0
    Ah September. Season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and the official start of what is affectionately known in our social circle as ‘Roasting Season’. It’s not a weird sex thing (or at least, not that I...
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