Showing posts from October, 2019

D. U. K. – The Dis-United Kingdom.

So Boris has a plan for Brexit that the EU can accept (about time).   The only minor problem is that pretty much no one else thinks it has any merit.   Ex-allies like our very own DUP, the softest and most cuddly political party since Stalin, have reverted to type.   Like the deranged, retarded children that they are they have relapsed, and are back to using their usual vocabulary of two whole words, no and never!   It is a pity that they are not honest enough to use either of those words when offered their monthly pay cheques from the Stormont Assembly that they have refused to attend for over 1000 days now. Meanwhile the Conservatives, who let’s remember started this whole mess to try to bring together factions in their own party, are acting with such reckless economic abandon that they make Corbin’s calls for nationalisation look sensible.   Surely, they can never again make claim to be ‘the party of business’?   Labour too are still shedding members over anti-Semitism, so the

Why would you?

It doesn’t take much to bring traffic to a standstill these days.   My commute, as mentioned before, is about twelve and a half miles each way.   On days other than school holidays when the traffic is at its worst, I would generally be filtering between stationary traffic for about four of those miles.   Bad rain or an accident makes the traffic back up even more. Take this morning for example, I got about a mile from home before encountering stationary traffic.   The queue of virtually stationary cars continued for about 8 miles to the far side of Holywood, where a VW golf must have met another car trying to cross the dual carriageway.   By the look of the wreckage, the impact would have been enough to spoil anyone’s day.   On the few occasions when I have had to bring a car to work, I have taken a push bike with me, parked a few miles out of the town centre, and then cycled the last few miles.   It is either that or queue for horrendously overpriced parking closer to town tha

More jokes to cheer up a gloomy Monday.

More non-Irish jokes.  Again, I make no claim that these are tasteful.  There are more of them here:;postID=8464580302892352034;onPublishedMenu=allposts;onClosedMenu=allposts;postNum=14;src=postname I heard on the news that the recent storms had cost this country a billion pounds. What an utter waste of money, if anything, they did more harm than good! __________________ Thoughts for the day Crisis, what crisis? Why don't NHS bosses start hiring obsessive compulsives as nurses? Their attention to hygiene and constant hand washing would see an end to MRSA outbreaks in no time. ________________ Take the health warning about sodium intake with a pinch of salt. _________________   People who write diet books live off the fat of the land. _________________ I just finished reading a new book on the Stockholm Syndrome. It started off badly but by th