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The curse of predictive text

A friend texted me a recipe not long ago and I wasted half a day scouring the shops for an ovenproof fish. By the time I realised it was a mistake I...
176160Jul 15Jul 1519 hrs ago

Very Superstitious

Every culture has its superstitions, but, despite their prevalence, we rarely stop to think how they came about. No doubt some superstitions come int...
175130Jul 8Jul 94 hrs ago

I could have been somebody but for my attachment to surplus pizza

I had a pizza tonight, I ate it all but for one slice. At the moment, that slice is on a plate on the worktop (counter, in American), waiting to be p...
278360Jun 30Jul 219 hrs ago

Fox News

There’s a set of people here who all seem to have the same strongly held opinions on the same set of issues. Guns, Muslims, Trump, Hillary Clinton, a...
573660Jun 30Jul 12 hrs ago

It's hard to know what to worry about the most

The main choices seem to be: 1 The imminent showdown between God and Satan will bring forth a medley of unnatural disasters, the like of which we...
220220Jun 28Jun 29Jul 16

The end

Apparently, just before the World ends, we are all going to get sucked off. Stringm...
472480Jun 5Jun 283 hrs ago

Sport, what's it for?

I can see why people find playing a sport attractive; it’s fun and the component of trying to beat an opponent gives it an extra edge, particularly fo...
451450Jun 16Jun 259 hrs ago

Praised be the Lord, though we know not why

Founded in 2010 by the charismatic preacher, Pastor Flower, with only a handful of followers, the Church of the Permanently Bemused has gone from stre...
228220Jun 23Jun 25Jul 17

There's no place like Home

The small town where I live is a bit of a dump, really. Like many other towns in this area it went down hill after the coal mining industry went to t...
18060Jun 20Jun 20Jul 15

A Tale of Country Folk

There is a tradition in the Derbyshire peak district, known as Well Dressing. As the name suggests, the practice is characterised by the decoration o...
230210Jun 17Jun 1711 hrs ago

My Blog for not replying to other blogs

Most bloggers like their readers to comment on their blogs, but, sometimes, the reader has no comment to offer. So, if after reading a blog, you find...
747690Jun 10Jun 14Jul 16

Captain Pugwash theme music

This is the theme music to Captain Pugwash Episode 1, "Down the Hatch"...
437570Jun 9Jun 9Jul 17

If God created the banana.....

I guess Satan must have designed the coconut....
200180Jun 8Jun 8Jul 16

My Favourite Women

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1,020760May 7Jun 816 hrs ago

The blog that wasn't about biscuits but looked like it was.

You never know who's going to pop round for a cuppa....
410320Jun 2Jun 33 hrs ago

I love to go a wandering.

Thinking I needed to get out more, last summer I joined a walking group. My first time out with them was on a Wednesday evening, the walk was a strol...
341350May 24May 2510 hrs ago

All that glitters......

We all know that Gary Glitter is very much persona non grata these days, which is no doubt as it should be. However, I can't help thinking it a littl...
217110May 20May 22Jul 15

A sad tale, indeed.

The sun was shining on the sea, Shining wi...
249200May 19May 2031 mins ago

That sinking feeling.

It's so disheartening to write a blog and then watch it sink steadily down the page and finally disappear into the wilderness behind that little squar...
1,0601060Apr 11May 118 hrs ago

The Morning After

She may have lost that loving feeling but when Paul Shane saw the re-run of this he must have got that sinking feeling, big time.
433290Apr 16Apr 17Jul 16

If this is you, it's time to have a rethink.

When the only person you are fooling is yourself, perhaps it's time to reassess your position, before you're left without a leg to stand on. Discla...
768620Apr 14Apr 16Jul 17

Show Us Yer Arse (blog)

I originally posted this in the forum but due to overwhelming interest in it I am also submitting it as a blog to relieve the pressure. This is my...
235160Apr 12Apr 1251 mins ago

Links.

Why do people post links to videos and articles supporting their, quite often crackpot, views as if it's some kind of authoritative confirmation when...
590460Apr 7Apr 109 hrs ago

Dealing with Trolls (unauthorized version)

In the unlikely event that anyone would like to reply to Lee's rant, this is the place to do it. Outburst No.1 Yes it seems like a simple thing to...
415270Apr 8Apr 9Jul 16

Share your tales from Hell.

Has anyone here ever been possessed by the Devil, demons or evil spirits? If you have an amusing anecdote about an encounter with evil or a spot of b...
422360Apr 1Apr 5Jul 17

Change

I was doing the same job for the same company for nearly thirty years. When it came to an end I expected it to be something that would take a lot of...
494500Mar 26Mar 277 hrs ago

Blogs announcement.

To whom it may concern: It's HARBAL, not HERBAL....
890740Mar 18Mar 20Jul 16

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