Category Archives: Around The World

MOURNING  THE  FAMOUS. I’ve had a few people tell me that my grief at the deaths of some famous people is a bit odd. More than once I’ve read a comment along the lines of “You can’t be that upset … Continue reading

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QUICK RANT

The Problem With Fight Club…. The problem with Fight Club is its name. It’s called Fight Club, not Fite Club, but Fight Club That’s F.I.G.H.T – Fight Club.   So Americans DO understand that ‘ght’ is pronounced ‘t’ Which means there … Continue reading

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Scottish Independence Referendum

              The Hills That We Climbed                 Were Just Seasons Out Of Time. To be honest a large part of me doesn’t want Scotland to leave the union, because without them consistently not voting … Continue reading

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FIND YOUR INNER PIRATE – ARRRH!!

Acorrding to The Official Talk Like a Pirate Personality Inventory (TOTLAPPI) this be me: The Quartermaster Profile: The Quartermaster (The ship’s disciplinarian).You, me hearty, are a man or woman of action! And what action it is! Gruesome, awful, delightful action.You … Continue reading

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Facebook Censors Users during Media Blackout on Privatisation of the NHS

Facebook Censors Users during Media Blackout on Privatisation of the NHS.

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IT IS PERSONAL

  You may have got the impression that I’ve been very happy since Thatcher died, but in fact I’ve spent most of the last few days crying. Her death has brought back a lot of memories, many of which I’ve … Continue reading

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 Flown. Brian Hibbard  26th November 1946 – 18th June 2012. Not only a wonderful singer in The Flying Pickets, but also a fine actor. He had great comic timing in Pan Fi Duw [Why Me God].   Another victim of … Continue reading

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RIP Victor Spinetti.

The Mad Jaffa Cake Eater Is Dead ! Victor Spinetti  2nd September 1929 – 18th June 2012. Victor Spinetti died of prostate cancer yesterday. He was a very funny, charming & popular actor. He always had a humorous annecdote to … Continue reading

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Why Are We Here?   If you are wondering why you are still here & not snuggled up in the loving arms of the lord, dinning on milk & honey, then this flow-chart may help you to understand. Answer each … Continue reading

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INDEPENDENCE DAY

Happy Independence Day America. You may be wondering why I’m celebrating America’s Independence Day when I’m not American. Well the answer is very simple, it is this – A party is a party !   A simple philosophy, with which … Continue reading

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