Monthly Archives: January 2005

Monotreme of the Week – The Echidna

Thanks to Sasha for observing that Peacockshock suffers from a sad lack of monotremes. To redress the balance, here, for a limited run, is a new feature: the Monotreme of the Week. This week’s monotreme is an echidna. Monotremes are,…

Winter

When icicles hang by the wall, And Dick the shepherd blows his nail, And Tom bears logs into the hall, And milk comes frozen home in pail, When blood is nipp

Miserable Monday

I felt like hibernating all day today. Tonight, I can’t even be asked to go to the gym, or even to Tescos. And now I know why. January 24th is officially the most depressing day of the year. That’s according…

What Is A Dog?

According to my source (Ariel magazine), the BBC Online search engine received some very odd queries last year, including: What is a dog? What are the contemporary issue in nurses? What is the number four in the number 400532308090? and…

Army Boyz

According to today’s Sun: “A sex bomb to make enemy soldiers turn gay and romp with each other was planned by US Government scientists. Experts plotted the bizarre chemical weapon as an alternative to deadly nuclear devices, newly declassified documents…

Achilles and his boyfriend Patroclus

Blog Log

Some sites I’ve recently stumbled on and enjoyed hardcore morris dancing with a chinchilla themanwhofellasleep.com Wild, deranged, full of very clever stuff mrandmrswheatley.co.uk Ludicrous, very funny animation with sound (beware occasional adult language, if you’re offended by such things) pepysdiary.com…

Worrying Picture

I recently saw this advert in a magazine. It might have been Mens Health. Can’t quite recall. And it’s been ruffling me ever since. Why are there just 44 cockerels left? Is there a rush on cockerels that I’m not…