When I was growing up, Andy Williams was already a huge star. I didn’t like him. Of course I didn’t. Definitely not. When you’re a teenage boy trying to be cool, you’re not going to take to a middle-aged bloke singing in a sweater, are you? And even if you do, you’re not going to tell anyone. Continue reading
Dave and Tony decided they wanted to join their local golf club, and so they both applied. The application form asked a lot of personal questions about their life, job, income and other interests. And then they waited. It was to be good news for both of them. Continue reading
So there we were, out for a power walk (okay stroll) on a lovely warm summer evening, when the conversation turned to bird crap and the likelihood of being hit by it.
I watched quite a bit of the recent Paralympics (or Paramedics as my mum inadvertently called it) and it reminded me of a surreal encounter I once had with a one legged naked bloke in a hotel steam room. Don’t worry, this isn’t going to descend into the sort of thing you might find in one of the grimier corners of the internet! Continue reading
If you’re still wondering what the result would be if you let a group of excitable five year olds loose with curling tongs and some poster paint on a partially decomposed corpse, then you clearly missed the opening episode of the new series of Dragons Den this week. And Hilary Devey wasn’t the only one to have been given a bizarre makeover. With Peter Jones looking like an extra from a Edwardian period drama and Duncan Bannatyne having the demeanour of a man who had just arrived fresh from taking third place in a Ray Reardon look-a-like competition, it was all a bit odd. Only the contestants restored a sense of normality.