Terrible news for me this morning. Chief Mustapha Ouank was due to transfer $47,500,000.00 (forty seven million, five hundred thousand UnitedContinue reading →
Storming the beaches in style.
Troughing is not an exclusively English Parliamentarian pursuit after all.
The German Social Democrat (”we speak for the poor and the vulnerable”) Health Minister, Ulla Schmidt, has been caught outContinue reading →
No runs, so they went for Bruns…..
Even for dyed in the wool English cricket fans, several hours of rain sodden non-cricket at Edgbaston at the England vs Australia Ashes proved terminally boring.
Somehow the on-line conversation turned to CarolineContinue reading →
Chief Constable Colin Port’s Avon and Somerset Police force is in the news again; not for disrespecting the High Court this time, nor for paying £90,000 of taxpayers money to to stop Continue reading →
The all-you-can-eat Pussy Club……
Oh dear, Oh dearie, dearie, dear.
The Recession has hit the German brothel market.
The Berlin Pussy Club is now offering a flatContinue reading →
Vestas strike in the wind…….
Nothing to do with Swan Vestas, I’m afraid, but everything to do with Vestas, wind and the ability to strike…….
Down on the Isle of Wight, 625 workers at the Vestas Wind TurbineContinue reading →
Learning and Skills Council can’t add up.
The Learning and Skills Council, which oversaw a mismanaged national rebuilding scheme, allocated £2.7bn more than it could afford to rebuild England’s further education colleges, says a Public Accounts Committee report.
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One Major Stefan Frederick Cook, United States Army Reservist to be precise. Major Cook has managed to energise virtually every conspiracy and counter conspiracy loon on both sidesContinue reading →
Sarkozy’s buttock clenching lands him in hospital.
Back in January, the Guardian published an interview with Sarkozy’s personal trainer, Julie Imperiali.
She claims that her innovative Tectonic exercise regime – basedContinue reading →
The iPervert locator……
The whole point of iPhone Apps, the software that places an icon on your iPhone that you can access by touching the screen and saving the time needed to use the web browser is forContinue reading →
All that Twitters is not Sold…..
Paid to twit or not paid to twit, that is the question. Twitterland is not just a collection of ego obsessed people telling you “Just put the cat out”, it is increasingly beingContinue reading →
That’s the way to do it…….
Get all of them in one fell swoop…..
US law enforcement agents arrested dozens of politicians and rabbis yesterday in an anti-corruption sweep alleging money laundering, extortion, bribery and even trafficking inContinue reading →
God bless the NHS…….
The National Flu Service is expected to go live later today , giving thousands of swine flu sufferers access to drugs without needing to consult with a GP.
‘Chipmunk’s’ last stand.
Poor little Albion, the once mighty nation threatened by a chipmunk………
We should be indebted to the Daily Mail for alerting us to this danger; the nation is to be overrun, not byContinue reading →
There is a curious anomaly in the football world; in America, land of the free, football clubs are hedged in with rules, regulations, positive discrimination, revenue sharing, salary caps, and enough social mobility experiments toContinue reading →
Overcoming the Poverty of Ambition.
Barack Obama brought fresh attention to the phrase when he sounded an impassioned call to public service, and warned that the pursuit of narrow self-interest — “the big house and the nice suits and theContinue reading →
PC Roma and Romany weapons……..
Journalist v. blogger Part V.
Lord Barber gave a speech back in April at Yale University, I missed it at the time, but it has helpfully been reprinted in full in the Press Gazette this week.
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Don’t let your daughter swat flies…..
Facebook has created quite enough problems for parents, with its ability to create a space where your teenage daughter could find herself happily chatting into the night with a middle aged creep who has registeredContinue reading →
The man in the clouds…..
One of my favourites, was ‘the man in the clouds’.
A tough-as-old-boots veteran of the Bosnian wars, he had lost a leg, and crushed his spine so badly that he wore a permanentContinue reading →
Caring and Sharing with Facebook.
Old MacBrown he bet the farm………
Picture courtesy of the inimitable David Forward Old MacBrown, he blagged the farm, EE-YI-EE-YI-YO! About his farm he put out stats, EE-YI-EE-YI-YO! With a ‘boom-boom’ here, and aContinue reading →
The Great Knicker Rip-off…….
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Time will come when you won’t be able to jump into your knickers both feet
Revolution – French style.
Bastille Day today, July 14th, the national celebration of how efficiently the French get angry.
France has staged six revolutions (1789, 1830, 1848, 1870, 1936 and 1968) in two centuries – notContinue reading →
Blogger v. Journalist (Part IV)
Is Nick Robinson a blogger? Is Guido Fawkes a journalist? The Question has been hotly debated on the internet. Last week, for the first time, a New JerseyContinue reading →
And the tram now coming into platform 11 has John Prescott splattered on the front of it….
Back in March 2000, when John Prescott was still a reasonably respected Deputy Prime Minister, and ‘cloth cap central’ was still hopeful that Blair’s brave Nu-Labour world would rain financial largess on their neanderthal ambitions,Continue reading →
Jockey-wheeling for attention…..
Given the intensity of Jeremy Clarkson’s assault on the reputation of the caravan, you might have expected that the Caravan Club would need the services of a heavy weight Public Relations Outfit, and perhaps at a pinch,Continue reading →
Parliament and My Little Pussy………
Nick Palmer, Labour MP for Broxtowe, and long time supporter of animal rights, yesterday took time out from worrying about the economic chaos facing the UK to fret about my poor little pussy.
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Making the world a better place…..
I had not thought that I should write tonight, nor possibly ever again.
The bronchitis turned to pneumonia; Italian Doctors, a tent on an Italian campsite and pneumonia are not the best of companions, and IContinue reading →