Tuesday, 31 January 2012

The Queen's Chainsaw

Former Royal Bank of Scotland boss Fred "The Shred" Goodwin is stripped of his knighthood.

Sunday, 29 January 2012

Cameron Where's Yer Troosers?

Anger mounts at PM's inaction over Bumper Bonuses at Royal Bank of Scotland

Saturday, 28 January 2012

Friday, 27 January 2012

Desert Island Disco

Radio 4's Desert Island Discs is 70 years old. I will never forgive Margaret Thatcher for spoiling my enjoyment of Two Little Boys forever.

Thursday, 26 January 2012

We Hate Pink Lego

The march of sickly pink continues. Now the usually heroic Lego has sullied itself by producing cute little pink bricks for building houses or stables for your cute pink pony. Bleh!

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Harry Redknapp's Dog

Spurs manager Harry Redknapp's up in court having apparently funneled off bungs through an off-shore account set up in the name of his dog

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Lo and Behold- it's Michael Gove

Michael Gove's £400,000 plan to give a King James's bible to every school

Saturday, 21 January 2012

Paul Daniel's Finger

That's Magic! Surgeon sews Paul's finger back -chopped off during magic prop construction

Friday, 20 January 2012

Cash Cow

Muller Rice roll their collective beach towel over Robert Wiseman

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Robbie Burns The Album

Some good news at last for the Scots. Michael Jackson's tribute to Robert Burns is being given as a gift to Scotland.

Unilever Pensions- Pot Noodle Marmite Rant

For the Grown Up People Who'd Rather Not Grow Anymore. No More My Mate Marmite, as Unilever cut pensions at Port Sunlight.  Now we know why they dropped the old slogan

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Bash Street OFSTED

The lowest OFSTED score possible is now "Requires Improvement" rather than "Satisfactory".
Except for "Being Closed Down", I suppose.

Monday, 16 January 2012

Fish 'n' Chips

Crispy Jumbo Cod! It's the Great British Fish 'n' Chips Awards. A shop in Bridlington won last year.

Sunday, 15 January 2012

French Credit

France loses top credit rating. "Quant au courage moral, il avait trouve fort rare, disait-il celui de deux heures apres minuit, c'est-a-dire le courage de l'improviste" (Napolean Bonaparte)

Andy Warhol's Velvet Banana

Velvet Underground to sue over exclusive use of Warhol's banana

Friday, 13 January 2012

It Simply Isn't Cricket

Loot Before Wicket. Essex bowler Mervyn Westfield pleads guilty to spot-fixing

Thursday, 12 January 2012

New Orleans '95, Losing One's Broomstick Part 2

Kath's N'Awlins Jazz Fest Diary, 1995. For Dave, who reminded me of when I lost my broomstick, or should I say the fret of my (Tea Chest) bass.

New Orleans Jazz, 1995, for Dave The Jug & Fanjo the Banjo et al

Kath's Well-Travelled Tea Chest Bass

Wildlife's Wide Awake Club

Bats, frogs and hedgehogs: all wide awake, when normally hibernating due to warm winter.

High Speed Trains

That bloke off "Yes Minister" pops up for the NIMBY HSTs as the link to Brum is passed

Monday, 9 January 2012

Mitt Romney's Clanger

'I like being able to fire people'  says Republican  frontrunner Mitt Romney..

Sunday, 8 January 2012

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Bob-a- Job Kate

Dib, dib, dib! Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, announces she'll be a scout leader

Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Weatherman Renaissance

 Lose computer-generated maps and reinstall Michael Fishesque forecasts. If only for the suits.

Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Monday, 2 January 2012

Dynamite Bulldozer Relic Raid

China's Ancient Treasures under threat from tomb raiders using dynamite and bulldozers

Sunday, 1 January 2012

Pillow Fight

Blow me down with a feather. Shanghai's New Year's Day pillow fight joined by thousands.