Category Archives: News Stories

Stories that captured the Captain’s imagination and probably made it pop off in strange directions.

Lest We Forget

Twelve years ago today, Mrs. Limey and I were aboard a charter flight to Crete. The journey had been largely uneventful until around an hour from landing, when the cabin crew grew suddenly and noticeably tense. They asked us, politely … Continue reading

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UN Certainty

The UN Security Council today released its response to the latest Syrian atrocity after an all night emergency session. It sought “prompt clarification” from the Syrian Government, a harsh choice of words according to the Russians, who had advocated “a … Continue reading

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That Was the Drought That Was

  With April about to end on something of a wet note, I thought it would be interesting to see what some of our greatest poets might have made of the recent weather. Through my spirit guide, Bob, I have been … Continue reading

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Thank Gaddafi It’s Friday!

Good morning, despots! And to those of you in the Nigerian Government, good morning tosspots! (See what I did there?) Thank you so very much for your kind suggestion that I should step down, but I don’t think I’ll be taking advice from … Continue reading

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