The ramblings of a man with too much time on his hands
Posted on 2:28pm Friday 30th December 2011
MOST men will understand when I say that what starts out to be a small job can soon end up as a day’s work, or worse.
Posted on 2:28pm Tuesday 22nd November 2011
DOES anyone understand ‘the economy’? A dictionary definition shows it as ‘Careful, thrifty management of resources, such as money, materials, or labour, usually of the household budget’.
Posted on 10:32am Wednesday 28th September 2011
EDDY Tor thinks that I’m depressed. He always proof-reads my words (he proof-reads whisky bottles too. Anything under 40% and he’s not a happy bunny, but that’s our little secret) and he said he thought my last piece was rather bleak.
Posted on 3:27pm Thursday 1st September 2011
SOMEBODY asked me, ‘why, in your last week’s offering of diatribe to the funeral pyre of bad journalism, did you suddenly go off on a tangent and state that our esteemed editor is only 3ft 6ins high? It made no sense’.
Posted on 12:30pm Monday 18th July 2011
When I was very young, probably about 14 years of age, Ma Nomates told me she was going to watch a program on the telly about the Lebanon.
Posted on 4:29pm Tuesday 7th June 2011
I DON’T suppose for one moment that many will find anything amusing about the tsunami in Japan and what was reported as a melt down of a nuclear power station, but of course the text messages and emails, containing the very un-PC jokes, have done the rounds.
Posted on 3:44pm Tuesday 3rd May 2011
DEAR Billy, I attended the Billy Nomates Blind Date night in March at Owley Wood Social Club and thoroughly enjoyed it.
Posted on 11:01am Thursday 24th February 2011
YOU may have noticed, I have shrunk and am smaller than before.
Posted on 10:20am Tuesday 14th December 2010
IF you don’t live in Northwich, a shanty town in Cheshire, you will not have heard the exciting news that a taxi driver has actually been allowed to keep the slogan on his taxi: ‘British by birth, English by the grace of God’. I should blooming well think so too.
Posted on 11:35am Thursday 11th November 2010
WHO remembers Dad’s Army, when the German officer asked Pike ‘Vat is your name?’ Captain Mainwaring shouted ‘Don’t tell him Pike.’ What a brilliant line and it might have been relevant in the Second World War but today we freedom fighters want people to know who we are, and what we stand for.