It’s been a while since there has been a story in the press that left me with my jaw so far down thatContinue reading →
I have been chewing on the rump of Ed Balls’ Frankfurtian neo-Marxist ‘interdisciplinary social theory’ empire overnight. I don’t recommend it – tough, chewy, and humourless. I fell down a rabbit hole marked Quango Central, and itContinue reading →
70 years ago this week, Winston Churchill made his famous speech immortalising the words ‘Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.’ He did so toContinue reading →
Spain winning the world cup has had a dramatic effect on marital relations in Holland.
Dutch porn star @BobbiEden wanted to increase her Twitter following.
She offered a free ‘blow job’ to her relatively fewContinue reading →
It is fatal for me to read the comments on this blog late at night – they are always superb and well thought out, so much effort goes into them; we shall ignore the churlish few. Every time IContinue reading →
BEND, Ore. (AP) – A memorial service is planned to mourn the 109 Canada geese euthanized to keep the birds from overrunning parks in an Oregon city.
The service will be held Thursday evening at theContinue reading →
Mr G tore his eyes away from the motor racing for a nanosecond, curiosity overcoming him as I sat hunched over a small book, reading it through Dad’s old magnifying glass. “What are you reading?”
“Erotic Book of the Year,
20 odd years ago I was sitting at home, chaffing; the Doctors had stopped me driving whilst they tried to sort out my eye, and long days free of work is a tough billet for a dyed in theContinue reading →
With the announcement today that State Retirement age is to be raised to 66, this ‘snip it’ (sic) may be of interest to the gentlemen amongst our readers.
Christopher Timbrell was 58 years old,Continue reading →
I have been otherwise engaged battling the forces of darkness in Court, the subject of a more considered post mid July.
So I have only just got round to George’s efforts at sorting the insolventContinue reading →
Late last night I turned on the English TV in time to catch the inevitable whinge about the budget. There is always a whinge; the only matter of note is who is doing the whinging.
ThisContinue reading →
Some 20 years ago, a pair of peacocks arrived in this village – from whence we know not. They made their home in an old shed on the edge of the village, and raised aContinue reading →
It’s everyone’s favourite Raccoon’s birthday!Continue reading →
I apologise for the length of this piece. There are a lot of facts to be laid out.
I would also ask before you tell me that I have left this or that fact out that you referContinue reading →
I was standing on a chair in the early hours of this morning. Not a mouse in sight. I needed the chair to reach a high shelf to rescue the one and only relic ofContinue reading →
Unless you have a poorly canary, or some other obscure use for recycled dead trees – it is officially a waste of money relying on newspapers for factual and balanced reporting during this election period.
FollowingContinue reading →
A frisson of excitement ran through the blogosphere late last night as news of Robert Green’s arrest in Aberdeen spread.
The facts as they first appeared seemed electrifying, a legal advisor prevented from going about his business byContinue reading →
A good friend of mine, female, but you will not get any more clues than that, was having a terrible day.
She had clawed and scratched her way to the top of her Department, and nowContinue reading →
Those of you who know me well, will be aware that I have not been well in recent months.
Thanks to the excellent French medical service, which is second to none, I have undergone a batteryContinue reading →