Monthly Archives: May 2010

Bank rhymes with………………..sank

Bank Holidy Monday.   Margate.   Cold, windy, grey, ghastly.   Thankfully the latest edition of Viz was delivered on Friday and it’s, as usual, full of thought provoking gems. Sort of.   For instance, the following advice to thespians. … Continue reading

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It can be the way of the world

A Scottish lad was washed up on a beach after a terrible shipwreck.   Only a sheep and a sheepdog were washed up with him. Looking around, he realized they were stranded on a deserted island. After being there awhile, he got … Continue reading

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Uppity update

Will be offshore for the next couple of days, Thames Estuaryish on this occasion (ooh you can see my house from here), and then when this little lot is done and dusted it’ll be up to Aberdoon (a very fine toon….some … Continue reading

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Well fan my brow

It’s not often you get the chance to sing the praises of rail travel in Blighty but today I shall.   London Euston to Llundudno Junction, 2 hours 48 minutes direct. Wow!!!   The journey all came to a shuddering … Continue reading

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Back for a day

BA out to Copenhagen, train to Odense, boat to Svendborg, taxi to Nyborg, train to Copenhagen, SAS back to Lundunn. Done and dusted, sorted.   As I’ve said before, I like Denmark, always a pleasure to go there. The reasons … Continue reading

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We don’t need no edukation

I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdaniegThe phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid! Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer inwaht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng … Continue reading

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Overcast but not in my heart (eeyukk)

Out of the country tomorrow morning. A 0330 departure from the house. Very uncivilised indeed but with luck I’ll be home again on Saturday evening. Ship survey Denmark. Denmark’s a civilised and well ordered place with bright, well mannered folks … Continue reading

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