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Monty Python on Chartered Accountants

‘Our experts describe you as an appallingly dull fellow, unimaginative, timid, lacking in initiative, spineless, easily dominated, no sense of humour, tedious company, and irrepressibly drab and awful, and whereas in most professions, these would be considerable drawbacks, in chartered accountancy, they’re a positive boon!’ 9 more words


Doune Castle

“Your mother is a hamster, and your father smells of elderberries” – John Cleese

Not far from Dunblane lies a castle probably most famous in Scottish culture and history for its role in the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail… 226 more words


The Opposite of "Alive" is ...

… just about anything but dead, at least in America. As the great George Carlin observed, in this country we have such a terror of growing old and dying that we rely on euphemisms to assuage some of our fear. 196 more words

All Things Having To Do With The English Language

Monday Montage

What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …

In 1966, a mass shooting at the University of Texas left 16 dead. “Tower” reframes the events of that day via the perspectives of those who lived through it and examines the effects of the shooting over the last 50 years. 254 more words

Doctor Who

Saturday Morning Random Thoughts...by Chuck Duboff

© Chuck Duboff

  • Four more sleeps until two weeks of the hot sun, beaches and babes of Puerto Vallarta.  One of my many great thrills last year while in PV:  having one of the blogs I wrote about how much I was enjoying myself down there, picked up by a PV travel blog.
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