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Marty Feldman's finest moment(s)

He would have been 80 years old today. And it’s 40 years since the film was released. I can’t believe it.  Until a few minutes ago, in fact, I’d completely forgotten he was also in the original… 11 more words


The Beautiful Game

So this week has seen the start of Brazil 2014, the 20th FIFA World Cup Finals tournament. As a quiz writer I like things like World Cups and Olympics, not so much because of the sport thing but because of the opportunity to write a whole new raft of related questions. 778 more words


It could have been worse...

The mercury hit 41°C today. The bus ride home from work took an hour and by the time I walked in the door I was hot and tired and cranky. 153 more words


Humour – Part 1 - A serious look

Firstly, a big thank you to the people who have followed my blog so far. Cyber-hugs to you all. XX

Now to this week’s post – humour. 1,439 more words


Bounderby vs. Four Yorkshiremen

Charles Dickens’ comic sensibility is perhaps somewhat underappreciated in the 21th century: like the readers of the 19th century, we like his books, but profer very different rationales for this predilection. 476 more words

Cardboard box? You were lucky...

It’s a bit like that “Four Yorkshiremen” sketch. You know the one.
“We were evicted from our ‘ole in the ground; we ‘ad to go and live in a lake.” 509 more words

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