Heir today, gone tomorrow?
Dentists may be able to provide discrete, platinum coated braces but nobody can do anything about that bald patch. At 27, even I, a determined republican will admitt it’s a rather cruel turn of fate. However I’m sure being second in line to the throne and fantastically rich will ease [...]
Good news. Cockney scum, train-robbing, absconding, low-life, Ronnie Biggs is set to die RSN (real soon now) and provide me with “neuf a la banque” on this year’s death list. Pneumonia, brittle bones and strokes seem to be the final veil of tears through which Biggs must pass.
What a stupid cunt. If he’d have [...]
Is approaching fast and I cannot wait. I have even commenced packing and there are at least two days to pass before I leave work (completely), computers (mostly) and Edinburgh (inevitably) behind.
I’m looking forward to the drinking, the walking, the fishing, the twitching and discussing likely candidates for next year’s death list with the [...]
Atheism is myth understood.
I see from the sides of Edinburgh’s buses – I have my finger on the pulse – that Hollywood has decided to remake The Taking of Pelham 123, starring John Travolta and Denzel Washington.
The original from 1974 with Walter Matthau and Robert Shaw is a classic.
It seems like the remake is all car [...]
on the Omega Speedmaster front. My seller informs me that the watch’s chronograph function is still playing up, despite a service from Swatch last year. So our deal is off. This is a shame but there are plenty of good deals out there, so it’s just a matter of time.
When in London last week, only the divergence of our taxi’s path from that of Richard Wilson, prevented me from repeating this scene….
Ted: God all mighty, look who it is, it’s that actor, Dougal: who? Ted: Yunno, your man from one foot in the grave, the “I Dooon’t Beeeelieeeeve it” man Dougal: Ooooh Wow. [...]
Splendid stuff – certainly the greatest human achievement to date.