Monthly Archives: November 2010

Muppets of the Year?

As we amble out of November into December, it’s time to seek out the muppet of the year, and one of the leading contenders has to be Essex County Council who have banned a lollipop man from stepping out into … Continue reading

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Writelinkers Christmas Edition Is Out

I was asked if I wouldn’t mind giving a bit of a plug to Writelinkers Christmas ezine. Course, they never offered to pay me for doing it. “See, Flatcap,” they said to me, “That interview you did is in this … Continue reading

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York & Back With Sinking Shorts

St Nicholas’ Fayre in York is one of the largest Christmas markets in the North of England, and probably well worth a visit. But trust Her Indoors to book us for a day trip there on one of the coldest, … Continue reading

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I Am Where I Want To Be

I was reading this piece on a site, claiming to spell out 30 signs that you’re not where you should be in life. I haven’t answered them all, but here’s a selection of those I did answer. You consider scotch … Continue reading

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Oh Dear What Can The Matter Be?

Hear about the old lady who locked herself in the lavatory? But this isn’t a bawdy song, there was only one of ’em, not three and she wasn’t there from Monday til Saturday: she was in there for three weeks. … Continue reading

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Parry Snotter & The Half Cooked Mince

Parry had been raised by his aunt and uncle, the Dudnuts, who lived in a bog-standard semi just off the Guildford by-pass, until he reached the age of eleven, when he finally attended Bogthwarts. Famous throughout the wizarding world for … Continue reading

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Pill Popping

Pill Popping I’m a child of the fifties, a teen of the sixties. During 1967, the summer of love, I was far out man, delving into flower power and alternative music, tuning in, turning on, dropping off … to sleep … Continue reading

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Radio Cures

According to the fount of all knowledge, aka the BBC, short blasts of radio waves targeting the kidneys can cure high blood pressure. Really? I have high blood pressure and I take three pills a day to keep it under … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Facebook User

I spotted this tweet on twitter, which said something like, “have your Facebook updates turned into a book.” I’m a veteran reader. I’ll read anything. Even the Daily Mail when I’m desperate. I’ve been known to read the ingredients on … Continue reading

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Aliens Amongst Us

It seems as how scientists have discovered a planet that doesn’t belong to our galaxy. Apparently, HIP13044 has a Jupiter like planet circling every 16 days. The star belonged to a dwarf galaxy until 6 or 9 billion years ago. … Continue reading

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