Monthly Archives: August 2012

We’ve all had our chips…

According to a report in this morning’s Independent (‘the paper that favours a fat-free diet’, so we know it watches the waistline), a British restaurant has broken the world record for the largest portion of fish and chips ever fried. … Continue reading

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Harold’s in love!

Harold has purchased a wife on the internet. Not another man’s wife, I hasten to add, though of course these days anything is possible. Mrs C didn’t believe me when I told her, and said I was being silly.  After … Continue reading

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And not to be outdone…

Hard to believe,  I know, but hot on the heels of my recent post (‘British justice strikes again…’) – another tale to make the blood run cold. According to a report in today’s Daily Mail (‘the paper our PCs read’, … Continue reading

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British justice strikes again…

According to today’s Daily Mail (‘the paper our judges read’, so we know it favours law and order), a court in Shropshire has just freed a teenaged lad who beat one of our old folk senseless with a five-foot post. … Continue reading

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I wish I’d thought of it first…

[A slice of virtual cheddar for the first reader to spot the less-than-deliberate mistake – now corrected – in the original version  of the photograph reproduced below.] Another quiet day, so I’m forced to cheat again, with a  report on  … Continue reading

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Two for the price of one…

Nothing to report today, so here are two photographs that also say nothing.  But in a different way… (Click on above image to enlarge) (Click on above image to enlarge) Thought for the Day ‘If you really look like your … Continue reading

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Smile, please!

I’ve just read a startling report in today’s Daily Mail (‘the paper that urges everyone to drive in the slow lane’, so we know they favour road safety). Following an accident on the M1, a lady trucker was badly hurt … Continue reading

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