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Don’t Panic! The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Donald J. Trump

With apologies to Douglas Adams It has been remarked by members of a certain bipedal species that The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – despite being an indispensable repository of occasionally accurate knowledge for the intergalactic traveller – is somewhat … Continue reading

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The Model of a Modern US President

I am the very model of a modern US President, Like some old farts once said, I hold this thing to be self-evident, I know a lot of words, in fact my mind is a distillery Of facts I gleaned … Continue reading

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Mobile Dicks

Originally posted on Kind of Lime:
DUBLIN (Reuters) – Two Irish men who stole a fishing trawler after missing their ferry had to be rescued off the British coast where they were going in circles because they did not know…

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Defeeting Terorism by Nigel Molesworth (The Curse of St Custard’s)

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With apologies to Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle @reelmolesworth has been keeping the flame alive much longer than I (GRAMMER). Please follow him if you read and like  this. Hello, gentle reeder and welcome back…

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The Moving Finger Writes

“The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.” The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám   … Continue reading

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Brave New World

Imagine that you worked for a County Council as a receptionist/telephonist, one of a dwindling number of such staff — the result of cost cutting measures — charged with answering and redirecting all inbound calls for the whole Council. Suppose that, … Continue reading

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The Only Way Is Ethics

  The much-loved board game Monopoly contains a lesson for all capitalists, one that seems especially relevant given the news this week that Tesco has serially screwed its suppliers with cynically late payments, complicated clawback scams and barely-veiled threats to … Continue reading

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Feeling Low

Monday morning head fog, Dead dog telling me to stay down “Lay down your dreams, boy, ‘Cause nothing good is in your stars.” Reach out and turn the TV on Something’s wrong, The news is playing ‘Life on Mars’? * … Continue reading

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Tributes to a Starman

The sad death of David Bowie has brought with it the usual, generally poignant, host of Twitter tributes. Among these are some posts that are reactions to David Cameron’s own tribute. These range from the splenetic (e.g. surely he’s too … Continue reading

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Third Degree Burns

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It’s New Year’s Eve and later, after a few snifters, we’ll no doubt be singing Auld Lang Syne. But what on Earth does it all mean? Fear not, my faithful friends! I studied Burns at…

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