Monthly Archives: August 2012

Stupid

Now I’m serious. They’ve now reported that smoking cannabis before the age of 18 can make you stupid. According to one newspaper reporter, if they’d said ‘Cannabis makes you stupid’, rather than ‘Cannabis is illegal’ he would have paid more … Continue reading

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Parafloppics

Did anyone actually¬†enjoy the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games last night? I found it boring, downbeat and generally so highbrow that it went over my head quicker than Tanni Grey Thompson in a wheelchair (what was that all about?) … Continue reading

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A strange day

What a strange day. Apart from the fact that it’s the first day back to work after a Bank Holiday (just spoken to someone in Scotland who said they had to work yesterday, it’s a bloody English Bank Holiday and … Continue reading

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Our priceless Prince

I only have one comment – Harry, your ass shines out of our Sun. Party on dude.

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Mine de gap

At Bethnal Green underground station on the Central Line¬†there is a platform announcer with the most wonderful attitude in his voice. I don’t know if that’s an acceptable terminology but if it isn’t, then I just invented it. His tuneful, … Continue reading

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Travelympics

Well the big event came and went without anything like the fuss and furore that was hyped up by various agencies as far as travel in London was concerned. On Monday, the commuting was back to normal and the trains, … Continue reading

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My American friend’s view on joining the military

I am over 50 and the Armed Forces thinks I’m too old to track down terrorists.You can’t be older than 42 to join the military. They’ve got the whole thing ass-backwards. Instead of sending 18-year olds off to fight, they … Continue reading

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