Friday, 31 August 2012

Maggie Thatcher's Wardrobe

You've bought the suit, now get the haircut.... Mrs Thatcher's 70s wardrobe is up at auction. (Team with American Tan tights.)

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Battle Back Paralympians

I saw Princess Anne dangling a banner over the balcony at the Paralympics Opening Ceremony. It turned out to be in support of  Help for Heroes Battle Back programme, 8 members of British armed forces being paralympic athletes minus limbs blown off in combat...

Harry's Golden Nuggets

What happens in Las Vegas goes straight into The Sun

Monday, 27 August 2012

Richard the Third

Killed at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, subject to unbecoming cockney rhyming slang, the tomb of the unfortunate Richard the Third is being sought in a Leicester car park

Pan's People Pine

RIP Louise Clark, founder of Pan's People

Neil Armstrong, First Man on the Moon

RIP Neil Armstrong 1930- 2012
"Here am I floating round my tin can
Far above the Moon
Planet Earth is blue
And there's nothing I can do."
(Space Odyssey, David Bowie)
 Asked about the conspriracy theory that the moon landing was staged, Armstrong replied in his last, rare, interview that one day someone would go back up there and find his camera....

Sunday, 26 August 2012

Pigeon Bermuda Triangle

Pigeon fanciers describe strange phenomenon... pigeons mysteriously disappear in the "Bermuda Triangle" between Wetherby and Consett in County Durham

Saturday, 25 August 2012

Gravy Wrestling

Hold the gravy boat! It's the World Gravy Wrestling Championships from Lancashire. Not too late to enter- see:

Surf Hits 50, Dudes

Sun (?) bleached surfers all over the country celebrate 50 years of surfing in the UK by lazing around in VW camper vans waiting for the perfect wave

Thursday, 23 August 2012

Comic Haven Care Home

Dandy demise heralds new era of retirement for comic characters

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Desperate Dan's Redundancy Notice

Not content to make him a veggie, Dan's been made redundant by the Dandy, which is winding up..

Comic Cuts

Farewell to the Dandy and innocent days of peashooters....the Beano was better and had Minnie the Minx, although she always got spanked at the end...

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Dodgy Keeper

Footie season starts soon......

Darn It!

Olympics are over.....but it's The Football Season!!!

Pennies From Heaven (For Janie Kemp)

The wonderful Bob Hoskins has announced his retirement owing to the onset of Parkinsons, a condition also affecting my Uncle Phil......Very Best Wishes to Bob from the Blog. This is also for Janie, to be found singing in doorways near the Crow Lane Joanna

Best Dressed Olympian

Team Tyke

Olympians from Yorkshire win 7 Gold Medals....

Wrinkled Olympics

71 year old Japanese Dressage competitor is oldest Olympian at London 2012

Horsey Clip Clops

Pets Win Prizes......Horses come up Trumps at the Olympics

Hang on Reginald!

Borat on a Bike

(July) Kazakhstan unexpectedly won gold in the Olympic Road Race...

Rabid Llama

Farmers are swapping rottweilers for llamas in a bid to reduce livestock theft.

Sloe Going

Wet weather is delaying jam making... and sloe gin!

Trick or Tweet

Tweeting Trolls = mounting litigation

Jimmy Saville's String Vest

Jimmy's grundies sold at auction....for charity