Sunday, 22 July 2012

Brit Wins Tour De France on Bike!

Congratulations Bradley Wiggins, first ever Brit to win Tour de France whilst also wearing sideboards

Wiggins Wigan Wheeler

Mod Wiggins pimps his ride

Go Wiggo Go!

Bradley Wiggins on for a historic win in the Tour de France....

Friday, 20 July 2012

National Sleepyhead Day

Happy National Sleepyhead Day, if you live in Finland. The last person to wake up in the house gets thrown in a lake for no apparent reason. With thanks to my researcher, Nathan. I wonder if that makes him a SPAD? (See:



Thursday, 19 July 2012

Ride a White Swan

Dedicated to the Swan pedaloing crew of "Swandown" (see last blog &

Swanning Around

Two blokes've pedalled from Hastings to the Olympics site in a fibreglass swan and filmed it. I bet they ended up with sore thighs...

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Rogue Trader

BBC TV presenter Dan Penteado is jailed after fraudulently claiming £24,000 in benefits whilst co-hosting "Rogue Traders".

Smoke On the Water

RIP Jon Lord, Deep Purple's keyboard player....

Monday, 16 July 2012

St Swithin's Umbrella

 Rain before 7, fine before 11.... well it was dry here yesterday on St Swithin's Day, so no 40 days and nights of rain, after all, it's an old wive's tale...isn't it??

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Soggy in Harrogate

Mud, mud, glorious mud sinks Great Yorkshire Show for first time in living memory, probably

Monday, 9 July 2012

Crying Scotsman

Hard lines Andy,  1st British Men's Wimbledon Finalist in 70 odd years. But what's this? Didn't some lad from Sheffield win the doubles????

Off To Hebden Bridge

Hebdeners had only just mopped out their cellars from the last Calder flood 2 weeks ago...

Saturday, 7 July 2012

Ping Pong!

Who needs Andy Murray, when you've got Les Darcy?  Ping Ponger Les (90) jets off to Inner Mongolia to compete in the 80+ age group World Championships in the Britdoc film Pingpong.

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Blade Runner- Olympic History

Oscar Pistorius, double amputee, is to make history by running in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games for South Africa

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Off Piste?

Boris Johnson cuts the ribbon on the new "ski-lift" style river crossing at Greenwich

Rockin' All Over The World

Are you ready to headbang, fingers in belt loops? Status Quo have scored their first movie, featuring 12 Gold Bars. Currently being filmed in Fiji.

Sunday, 1 July 2012

"Why Always Me?": The Postman Delivers

Balotelli scores twice (28.6.12) to dump the Germans out of the Euro. That's the football. Not the currency, although the PIGs haven't done so bad. Except Ireland.....

Wobble Board

Congrats on the BAFTA Rolf (TV Lifetime Achievement Award)
For colleagues at Crow Lane School, who I'm pleased to say are encouraging the children to sing Waltzing Matilda, but are sorely in need of some didgeridoos....