Monday, January 30, 2006
The word ‘metrification’ is regarded by some sectors of British society as worse than cussing using the ‘c’ word. These people, with their irrational fondness for inches, feet, pints, fluid-ounces, stones, dozens, shillings, miles etcetera, appear to equate the possible loss of the most confusing and perhaps most stupid weights and measures system ever invented [...]
Monday, January 30, 2006
Why is it that every pensioner, unemployed dork and income support beneficiary still insist upon collecting their social security payment, in cash, in person, over the counter, on the same day, at the same time – at the post offce? Some of us just want to post a sodding letter!
Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Just realised – those Gary ads were for Walkers Crisps, not Golden Wonder. It just goes to show how ineffectual advertising really is, if you can remember the ad, but not the product!
Monday, January 23, 2006
R.I.P. Golden Wonder crisps. I loved your niknaks. So is this an appropriate time to point the finger at their pathetic TV commercials featuring Gary Lineker? If you’re not aware of these commercials they ran for 10 years or so, cost a fortune and all went something like this: OPEN ON CUTE LITTLE BOY EATING [...]
Thursday, January 19, 2006
Just thought it might be interesting to write a few lines while reasonably pi**ed. Just been to the University of Westminster’s Alumni advisory eveing, to pass on my invaluable life’s experiences. Followed it up with a few glasses of wine, then beer, on an empty stomach. kjhsdiufhs ! A mistake obviously. If sociable. Not wearing [...]
Tuesday, January 17, 2006
Why is it that (in the UK) we equate one game with a whole genre? In my mind ‘sport’ does not equal ‘football’. Football is a sport, of that there is no doubt, but why is it that when pundits talk about it, they feel they can ramble on without even mentioning the name of [...]
Monday, January 9, 2006
Our son is officially under-weight. I’m thinking we should take him straight down to MacDonalds or KFC to remedy the situation. Would that be bad parenting?
Thursday, January 5, 2006
Our flat (in London) was burgled by couple of chavs yesterday. I hope they rot in hell for all eternity – or similar.
Tuesday, January 3, 2006
Either my immune system has been weakened by all the French cheese I’ve been consuming over the past three months – or London is a hot bed of nuclear bacteria. I favour the latter as the most likely cause of the severe head-cold I have had since returning to the UK for Christmas, but the [...]