Opossums are North America’s only marsupial, have been in existence, unchanged evolutionary speaking for 70 million years. They have prehensile tails and opposable thumbs on their feet. They do actually play dead when severely threatened. They are tricky to keep as pets, as their diet has to be varied but there seems to be some [...]
The new Kindles look exciting, especially when advertised thus:
Of course, who in their right mind would stick a comparatively delicate piece of electronic kit, with a 6″ glass screen, in their back pocket? It’s asking for a glass embedded arse.
The Kindle Fire will certainly give Apple a run for their money, although [...]
Thatcher – the champagne’s on ice, for when she is.
My paltry collection, now at 7, pales into insignificance when compared to the above, sizeable collection. I suppose I’m fortunate to not have a car to travel to car boot sales where the majority of these were picked up.
Another negative entry against religion in the balance book of life…stupid haircuts and facial hair. I give you Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy, Dopey and Dopey 2 – also known as the Amish.
These guys were arrested for refusing to place a warning triangle on the back of their horse drawn buggies as [...]
It’s a damn iwwitating condition to have to listen to. Not heawd of whotacistic speech? Yes, you have.
all suffer fwom it.
“It” being the inability to pwonounce your Rs as a wolling sound, and employing a substitute which the speaker finds easier. In English this [...]
has been browsing the web…. he laughed long and hard at this one.
As a birthday treat, I sat down last night with a curry (chicken vindaloo) and the 1955 version of Richard III, featuring Larry Olivier and just about every other ennobled actor of the British theatre, Gielgud, Richardson etc..
It was a truly bizarre experience, regardless of an easier than normal willing suspension of disbelief following [...]