Spring Cleaning

I spent a lot of the weekend clearing piles of old crap out of my study. I can’t remember the last time I gave it a good clean, but it was nice to be reminded of the colour of the carpet and to be reassured that there is still a wooden desk underneath the layers… Continue reading Spring Cleaning

Tombstoning

I’d never heard of “tombstoning” until yesterday. Apparently it’s an “extreme sport” and involves diving off rocks and cliffs into the sea. Sounds bloody stupid to me. It seems that it’s also something of a craze in the town where I grew up. A middle-aged man drowned and another was seriously injured when they jumped… Continue reading Tombstoning

The Day The World Turned Day-Glo

The new London 2012 Olympics logo looks like a car-crash. Which is, I suppose, somewhat appropriate. I can only assume that this was done deliberately to make the 2012 Olympics a laughing stock. Hopefully someone from the IOC will see the logo, realise that we’re not taking this at all seriously and let some other… Continue reading The Day The World Turned Day-Glo

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Oh The Irony

From a recent BBC Have Your Say (as pointed out by spEak You’re bRanes). dont blame buisineeses for exploiting the cheap labour if the imigrants cant be bothered to learn english they have pnly themselves to blame ,in any country if you want to succeed then the first rule is to learn their langusge, every… Continue reading Oh The Irony

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Relative Values

Of course, it’s terrible that Madeleine McCann remains missing over a week after she disappeared. And we’d all like to see her returned to her family as soon as possible. But let’s not forget that Alan Johnston is also still missing. And he’s been missing a lot longer than Madeleine. For some reason you don’t… Continue reading Relative Values

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