Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes and yet again, one of my pet subjects. So now the Americans also know that Ricky Gervais isn’t funny. If the yanks think this is the best we’ve got, they must also think we are scraping the bottom of the barrel. There is a dearth of funny “comedians” on TV. I always thought comedians had to be funny to … Continue reading Ricky Gervais

You’ve Been Had

You’ve Been Framed is funny when:   Er…large people fall through trampolines. Massively overweight people break plastic chairs. Blokes revisiting their youth fall off skateboards. Cheap swimming pools burst when someone tries to do a handstand in it. Blokes get it in the cobblers doing something daft.   but not when:   Old people’s knickers or trousers fall down. Old people’s false teeth fall out. … Continue reading You’ve Been Had


What is this new language we hear on TV these days? Foodese? I’m hearing words like, clingy, squidgy, scrummy and yummy. This morning I heard a cook say “just give it three quick squidges of honey”. Eh? Nowt like a bit of accuracy is there. How much is a squidge anyway? An ounce, 10mg, a cup or perhaps a firkin? How many squidges are there … Continue reading Squidgy

Heavy work.

I’ve been in the garden today. Pruned the apple tree and a beautiful yellow flowering bush, the name of which I ain’t got a clue, but it is a splash of yellow come June. Roll on May and June eh? The back step crumbled in the bad weather, the ice expanded and all we were left with was pile of grit and pebbles and we’re … Continue reading Heavy work.

Palin said what?

A mentally disturbed kid who read nazi doctrine and was easily led, walked up to one of the politicians on Sarah Palin’s “target map” of America and deliberately shot her in the head. Many of the press put the blame fairly and squarely on Sarah Palin’s head after her and her fellow nazis made a map of America with photos of Democrats with cross hairs … Continue reading Palin said what?