In talks with South Africa President Jacob Zuma, theContinue reading →
It is a well known mathematical and philosophical conundrum. If the universe is infinite, then somewhere, according to the laws of probability, there must be an infinite number of monkeys sitting on front of type writers.Continue reading →
Normally when you see someone doing something naughty you always think “if only there was a policeman here” who would then nab the naughty person and give them a good talking to.
Well I hateContinue reading →
Here’s a list of football teams that all have a few things in common. Liverpool, Everton, Ipswich Town, Bolton Wanderers, Millwall, Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur, Fulham, Middlesbrough, Newcastle United, Rangers, Celtic, Dundee United, Hearts, Hibs,Continue reading →
Elderly patients on hospital wards left alone, unwashed, unfed, dehydrated, water and alarms left out of their reach.
Frail and frightened, left – quite literally – to rot in their own urine and faeces, developingContinue reading →
As noted by Randy Hack, political correspondent
My name is Barak Obama.
I look a bit like Morgan Freeman. And I sound like him too.
Especially in The Shawshank Redemption. Which is quite a good film.
It’s the in thing to hate Tesco. You’re cool if you reject Tesco and it’s plans to take over the world. The proponents of the anti-Tesco campaign have manyContinue reading →
It’s nice to know that apocalyptic language is still daily use in some circles:Continue reading →
Just think, if all the footballers in all the world kept their dongle in their trousers, we could have saved an entire rain forest from being cut down to provide news paper…..Continue reading →
The Scottish Herald appears to my southern eyes to be a strong supporter of Alex Salmond and thus his desire for independence from the UK. Scottish readers are free to disagree with me on this point.
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I’ve nothing whatsoever against Luton Town, and in fact had a certain fondness for them as my early years of watching football coincided with the end of their periodContinue reading →
The government is asking for your help in cutting bureaucracy. It is admitting that it doesn’t know how to cut the red tape but at least it’s acknowledging that it could do with cutting. At leastContinue reading →
It’s Rabbit Awareness Week, and you missed it – didn’t you?
They want to remind you that by law (Continue reading →
Reading through the morning blogs, you can be amused, intrigued, informed, misinformed, inflamed, alarmed, and very occasional, completely pole-axed, as someone relates an incident in their life that illustrates a truism that had never occurred to you.
We have whinged so long and so competently that the Daily Fail and the extra informative Sunday edition merely makes up its stories – when it is not nicking them from bloggers that is – that today’sContinue reading →
One of the perceived problems in modern boxing that causes irritation to many fans of the sport is the failure of the best to meet each other when it matters. The on-off Pacquaio vs Mayweather fight is theContinue reading →
Orville Smith, a store manager for Best Buy in Augusta, Georgia, told police he observed a male customer, later identified as Tyrone Jackson of Augusta, on surveillance cameras putting a laptop computer under his jacket.Continue reading →
Call Me Dave:“Welcome, colleagues, a jolly good day to save the planet by inventing new taxes and throwing more money at the PIIGS. Theresa, how are we doingContinue reading →
Nappies. Do you use reusable or disposable?
Everyone has a view as to which one to use. Both methods have their advantages and disadvantages.
Reusable – Con: messy, separate washing Pro: reused,Continue reading →
The global economy has been described as a ‘world family’. Let us stick with that analogy for a moment.
The family owes more than it is earning, in fact owes mores more than the total amountContinue reading →
Despite reports to the contrary, Ms Raccoon is not superwoman, and cannot manage to be in two places at once.
I am currently in the middle of moving house.
Mr G finds it perfectly normalContinue reading →
This morning I was granted an insight into the image of England as it may be seen from abroad, complete with our funny English superinjunctions and our ruritanianContinue reading →
The ultimate goal of practitioners of this art is to take perfectly inoffensive words, good deeds, incentives, bright ideas, and through intricate folding of the same words into other sentences, incorporate them into a new sculpture ofContinue reading →