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As they Revel in the Joys of Renovation

It’s not always as much fun as this – clambering about in a roofless wreck dating from the fourteenth century; a stone spiral staircase in the remains of the tower and an unsuspected vaulted cellar below, discovered when the termite specialist from the town hall fell through the floor into its entrance. 576 more words



How would people be, without oppression?

Here are Julian and Sandy, camp gay comedians when “gross indecency” was a criminal offence, making jokes with gay single entendres, speaking… 390 more words


Abracadabra (A New You Effective Tomorrow)

Hmm, being someone new, tomorrow, anyone in the world I wish, alive today or long ago. Hmm….

This is one of those Daily Post prompts. You’re meant to write a Post in response to the Prompt, then create a Pingback within the Post – somehow. 838 more words

The Rattle Bag

British Library Acquires Kenneth Williams' Personal Diaries and Letters

Along with the announcement of their 2016 exhibitions and displays programme, the British Library also announced that it had managed to acquire the personal archive of Kenneth Williams. 268 more words

Humour. A walk on the lighter side of life.


The pictures above are The Monty Python team as Gumbys, The Goons, Terry Pratchett, Kenneth Williams as Rambling Syd Rumpo and Douglas Adams.

I thought, as I had posted some pretty deep and dire stuff of late, that I should do something a little lighter before my readers become suicidal. 926 more words

Terry Pratchett

I Know You Know I Know

Round The Horne – The Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke

Ah, the halcyon days of steam radio when the grateful nation gathered around the cat’s whiskers to listen to the latest offering from the Light Entertainment department of the BBC. 537 more words


Round The Horne comes to Buxton

From 1965 to 1969 there wasn’t a bigger radio show than Round the Horne, with up to 15 million people tuning in every Sunday to listen to Kenneth Horne and his merry crew. 469 more words

Buxton Opera House