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Who knows how this pudding got it’s name, but it’s been the butt of jokes for years and years.  Despite the name it’s really just a fairly simple steamed pudding, which tastes good, especially served with custard.   20 more words

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#105 the porn hoop

OK I pulled a hair out of my dick and the spot popped

Must’ve gone funny when I shaved it

Why am I grooming my cock like a porn star?  #makesitlookbigger

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Spotted dick

People have heard of this in Canada. The name floats around in a confused haze. We have no idea what it is. It could stand in, during a play for instance, as some kind of bizarre Britishness that is, we assume, disgusting. 240 more words


Windmill Pub - Pie for an American friend

Having lived in New York for a while I now have a few American friends and Yes, I am proud of that! Once in a blue moon one of them comes over and is in need of a good British experience.  513 more words


Poem-a-Day Writer’s Digest Challenge #12. Theme: After (Blank)

In my fifth-grade yearbook, under what it said I wanted to be when I grew up, was eye doctor.  I was fascinated with eyes at that time, and it got me to thinking how many plans we make for ourselves in our youth that never come to pass, simply because life gets in the way.  475 more words


Awful Offal – only for peasants!

On a recent late afternoon trip home, I was persuaded (by my children) to purchase ‘homemade’ style pies from a very reputable roadhouse. With my youngest in tow, we waited our turn to select four delicacies from the warmer, the smell of the fresh pastry and roasting meats tantalising my taste buds. 791 more words

Today I tried something new...

…and checked something off my long, long, long list. I have wanted to write some kind of series or epic based on Rudyard Kipling’s “The Gods of the Copybook Headings.” 809 more words