Sunday, January 31, 2021
A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHIPPY TEA
“And then they had Chippy Tea on the way home.” So wrote JRR Tolkien at the very end of The Lord of the Rings, the battles won, Sauron def...
Friday, February 21, 2020
Crowsley Park, and how it won the Cold War and killed Doctor Who
It has been more than twenty years since I, the Boy Technician, formed the last wave of staff to work at the BBC's receiving station a...
Friday, February 14, 2020
On tonsillitis and begging for the sweet release of death
Today marks the final day of my 53rd year on this planet, and - to be perfectly frank - things could have gone better. I've gone vir...
Thursday, June 14, 2018
That Donald Trump handshake gif
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Donald Trump FACTS!
"Fffff.... fffff.... fffff..." He's the leader of the free world, keen golfer and host of popular TV show The Apprentice....
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Lines on my local council not emptying my green bin yesterday
I return from blogging semi-retirement as my local newspaper has asked me to pen some lines on the occasion of Hart District Council negle...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
London 2012: Four years later
Four years ago, we held the Olympic Games in London. We welcomed to world to our country with open arms, and we genuinely feel like we wer...
Friday, July 22, 2016
Well Fancy That! No.5
An occasional series explaining the origins of well-known words and phrases No.5: "Master of the Rolls" WHO is the Master of...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Well, Fancy That! No.4
An occasional series explaining the origins of well-known words and phrases. No.4: "A stitch in time saves nine" WHERE did th...
Monday, July 18, 2016
Well, Fancy That! No.3
An occasional series looking at the origin of well-known phrases or sayings. No.3: "U OK hun?" WHY do people on social media ...
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