Category Archives: Entertainment

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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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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ANDREW MITCHELL MP ON TWITTER

JUST IN CASE YOU MISSED IT …. A couple of days ago Andrew Mitchell, he of pleb & gate-gate, took to Twitter. He was ranting at the world in general & David Cameron in particular.   Okay, so it wasn’t … Continue reading

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 SCHOOL HOLIDAY BLUES?   It’s that last awkward week of the school holidays which really is a killer. The kids are bored, you’re bored & you’ve both run out of things to do. Everybody is getting on everybody else’s nerves. … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Angharad Rees

 Long Before There Was Ross & Racheal; There Was Ross & Demelza…..  Angharad Rees    16 July 1949 – 21 July 2012 Here we go again, another chunk of my youth snatched away by bloody cancer. Angharad Rees was one … 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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What’s So Great About Bonfire Night? Someone famous & smarter than me said this a long time ago, but it’s worth repeating – Bonfire Night is the best celebration we have, because it is the most social.   It is … Continue reading

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THE HALLOWE’EN RULES These are MY rules about who does & who doesn’t get a treat on Hallowe’en:   1) If you are not wearing a costume you get – nothing.   2) If you are not wearing an HALLOWE’EN … Continue reading

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