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Meet North America’s Oldest Hippo on His 58th Birthday

(DENVER) — Bertie has been around longer than any of his fellow tenants. He moved in on Dec. 16, 1958, back when The Donna Reed Show… 478 more words



Bertie, about to get into the bath: “Mum… I’m not sure I’m going to be able to drive to the supermarkets when I’m older…”

Mum: “Really? 11 more words


State of the Union 6

My sweet life is ticking along just fine right now. I have a breakfast date with Bertie tomorrow, and on Tuesday he’s off on holiday with Mrs Bertie. 47 more words

Face To Face

Happy birthday Bertie!

As above. The aforementioned Bertie is away with Mrs Bertie at the moment, but will be back tomorrow. Enjoy the rest of your day, Bertie – see you very soon. xxxxx


The King's Speech: A False Tale of Normality

The King’s Speech; everyone’s favourite slice of homogeneous film-making about Britain. What do I mean by homogeneous? Well I mean when a film promotes an ideology that presents a nation or culture (BRITAIN!) as a united individual, everyone is in ‘it’ together. 1,023 more words

Film & Television

The King's Speech.

A review of the 2010 film.

This was not a film I would probably have chosen to see, nor would I have paid to see it at the cinema or bought the DVD. 412 more words