Monthly Archives: November 2007

Quirkology

Thank you to Hazel for pointing me in the direction of Prof Richard Wiseman’s Quirkology site, where you can take part in some interesting surveys. I recently filled in a short questionnaire about my friendship with Bolly. Professor Wiseman –…

Wanted

Do not approach this bear in any circumstances. He is dangerous. Police in Sudan say he is an infidel and is known to advocate blasphemy and idolatry. The suspect is 10 inches tall and fluffy, with a large head and…

Andre’s Doodles

I’ve long been a huge fan of Andre Jordan’s internet doodles. And now you can have your very own book full of them.

Kitschmas

Ship of Fools has just announced this year’s kitschiest Christmas presents for Christians. Here are some of my favourites…

St Sebastian Pin Cushion

Virgin Mary Memory Stick

I Left My Tart in Ecclefechan

I blame M&S. They started it with ‘This is not just a carrot. It’s an M&S Distressed Albanian Carrot from Tirana, smothered in richest Tashkent Gravy’. Now Waitrose and Sainsbury’s are at it. Even Asda, where the poor people shop.…

Better Coreer Option – Defenitely!

I’ve just received the following spam email from someone who’s clearly a real academic. Try to think of a better coreer option for you! Why wait?!We now thrilled to bring you this special offer to get your degree on-line!Any field…

Pin-Up of the Week

This week’s pin-up is a baby tapir. Tapirs are shy and solitary creatures. They like wallowing in mud and have very flexible snouts which can move in all directions. In the mythology of Japanese Anime and Manga cartoons, they can…

Boll’s New Chair

I left a Nike shoebox in the lounge last week and Bolly’s decided it’s a cat sofa. Despite all the nice soft carpeting which surrounds it, she now sits, sleeps and generally hangs out on the shoebox for a large…

Boll’s Duvet Day

Bollinger having a lie-in this morning Bolly and I are feeling both snug and smug this morning. Having deliberately left the heating on last night, it’s warm as toast in the house despite the frost. Boll briefly surfaced for breakfast…