Jesus suffers broken foot

February 14, 2017 Leave a comment

For anyone confused by that heading let me explain: it’s not that Jesus; this one is a footballer.

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‘Take a wee seat …’

February 13, 2017 2 comments
  • Why do seats in Edinburgh only come in one size?
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Brexit Secretary David Davis ‘very sorry’ for Diane Abbott jibe

February 12, 2017 1 comment

The man has gone up in my estimation.

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Warburton denies quitting Gers

February 11, 2017 1 comment
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Steph off

February 10, 2017 1 comment

Switched on BBC Breakfast, switched it off again. I will not have Steph McGovern forced on me at this time of the morning, or any other time, truth be told.

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Choose life

February 9, 2017 Leave a comment

Last night I finally got round to watching Trainspotting, after all these years. Nice cameo, Irvine.

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Rolf Harris cleared of new child sex charges spanning four decades after second trial – The Telegraph

February 8, 2017 1 comment

What was the cost to the public purse of the show trial of an 86 year-old man who is already in prison?

Who decided to prosecute?

Will that person be sacked?

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February 8, 2017 1 comment

There’s a psychologist woman on Sky News trying to tell older people how to be happy. She’s telling me I should sing and dance. Guess what I’m telling her?

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Since you’ve been gone . . .

February 7, 2017 Leave a comment
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A top White House official told the media to ‘keep its mouth shut’. That’s a threat | Francine Prose | Opinion | The Guardian

February 7, 2017 4 comments

Trump doesn’t worry me. I know people who voted for him, I understand why they did and I respect that. (That means you guys, Kendra)

But they didn’t vote for nutters like Mr Bannon.

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Zlatan racking up the records

February 6, 2017 2 comments

In Fergie’s era Man U had Hughes, McClair, Giggs, Cole, Yorke, Van Nistelrooy, Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldinho, Scholes, Beckham, prolific or regular scorers all, and great club men.

Today we have a 35 year-old football tourist and nobody else who even knows what shape the goals are.

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Jeremy Hunt urged to ban GP fees for ‘immoral’ domestic violence letters

February 5, 2017 Leave a comment
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February 5, 2017 4 comments

Watching US golf on Sky, play-off between US and Japanese golfers. Half the crowd seem to be bevvied. 

I’d like to blame it on Trump, but these guys were arseholes before he arrived.

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Kellyanne Conway blames refugees for ‘Bowling Green massacre’ that never happened | US news | The Guardian

February 3, 2017 Leave a comment
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Pressure mounts on François Fillon as jobs inquiry widens to include children

February 3, 2017 2 comments
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Amazon pledges legal support to action against Trump travel ban

January 31, 2017 Leave a comment
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For those who don’t know about churros and chocolate

January 31, 2017 1 comment
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Thank you, but …

January 26, 2017 3 comments

Yesterday I shared an opinion piece from the Guardian attacking President Trump for signing an order denying US funds to any organisations that support abortion. Note that word: opinion. This morning in my mailbox I found a tirade from someone called Ed . . . that’s all, just Ed . . . instructing me to stop reading the Guardian and start thinking for myself. Mystery man, having thought about it, I can’t decide whether that was more insulting than stupid, or vice versa. Close run thing.

Ed suggests that the time to think about wanting a baby is before you think about having a relationship. While it might inspire a debate about carts before horses, he’s entitled to that view, as is the Guardian columnist to hers. But he also believes that contraception is the only way to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Well, Ed, it’s not; that would be abstinence. It would also be rather difficult for practising Catholics. Where he really consigned himself  to the trash can, though, was in offering in support of his belief . . . a belief to which he is entitled and which I respect . . . a story line from Coronation Street.

They make it up, Ed. Best avoid Holby City, for the good of your health.



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Jeremy Corbyn criticised for Northern Ireland ‘dead’ police officer gaffe

January 25, 2017 Leave a comment
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McCluskey disciplined Unite rival for speaking to group of Labour MPs

January 25, 2017 Leave a comment
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