Thursday, 29 December 2011

Tarzan loses Cheetah

Aaaah-ih-aaah-ih-ah-ah aaaaaaaah!  RIP Cheetah, chimp aged 80. Probably the one who starred with Johnny Weismuller, but may've lied about his age.

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Foxing Day

This was from Boxing Day, record number out with the hounds. God speed Master Fox.

Stewart's Sloe Gin

First Sloe Gin. Picked in Hunmanby, pricked in Huddersfield.

Saturday, 24 December 2011

Walking on the Air

Walking on The Air, 1982

Walking on the Air 2012
Channel 4 are filming a remake of Raymond Brigg's animation, "The Snowman". I can't see why.

Christmas TV

Nowt on TV again

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Alan Hansen's Punditry

Match of the Day gaffes as Alan adds his two penn'orth re Luis Suarez's FA punishment

Breast Isn't Best

40,000 British women affected by dodgy breast implants, which are poisonous

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Scunthorpe and the Golden Age of Canals

TV Profanity checker goes nuts, bleeping out inoffensive names of TV shows.

Farewell, Dear Leader

North Korea bids farewell to Kim Jong-Il. He leaves  2,5000 tonnes of chemical weapons, 1 million dead  famine victims, about 8 nuclear missiles and 10,000 bottles of wine.

Friday, 16 December 2011

Teeny Weeny Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Bronte's teeny weeny book fetched a tidy sum at auction. Not bad for a  14 year old.

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Poetry Society Scaffold

The Scaffold's Roger "Lily the Pink" McGough is appointed President of the Poetry Society

The Boob

Thousands of women affected by poisonous breast implants

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Frozen Planet Panda Audition

BBC's rather wonderful Frozen Planet is accused of cheating  by filming  baby polar bears in a Dutch zoo

The Emperor's Last (Hat) Stand

Monarch of the Glen, The Emperor, Monster Stag of Exmoor, reappears in Tiverton Hotel lobby

Saturday, 10 December 2011

Friday, 9 December 2011

Trouble at t' Windmill

150 miles an hour's worth of wind and not a watt to show for it.
They're so disappointingly flimsy, can't work when it's windy and self destruct. Come on Mr Dyson, invent one that works!

Wind Power

Wind speed hit 150 mph in Scotland 

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Edinburgh Panda Tattoo

Tian Tian ("sweetie") and her male companion Yang Guang ("sunshine") 
shack up at Edinburgh Zoo .
This one's for Mark, Carol & Scott. Lone piper by the Packhorse Centre today, but no pandas.

Sunday, 4 December 2011

Kent Mudflats

Trouble at the Isle of Grain Mudflats, Kent, wanted for new East London Airport runway

(عالم سمسم) Sesame Street Goes to Kabul

Good Luck to Grover, Grouch & Big Bird as they prepare to hit TV screens in Afghanistan