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Apocalyse Now: Time to Bake

2016 is the first sign of the Apocalypse.

No seriously, it’s been a terrible year. Any brief candlelit flickers of hope have been subjected to vast gusts of misery, ignorance and horrible things. 823 more words

Summer Olympic Advice from British Sketch Comedians

As you probably know the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio are officially underway. My family watched the opening ceremonies Friday night and I have to say I found the event a let down compared to the 2012 London spectacle. 313 more words


We're having a heatwave...

Further to the tooth-fairy post, I was reading one of Godmother Betty’s donated Woman’s Realms this lunchtime (never admit to buying this yourself, unless planning to roll it up and beat somebody on the bottom with it *) and on the problem page discovered another yet another interesting snippet of tooth-fairy lore. 851 more words

The Rattle Bag

I've just finished reading: That's Another Story by Julie Walters

I love this woman so much. Alongside Victoria Wood and Celia Imrie, she’s been such a huge inspiration. Amazing actress, a naturally gifted comedian, wonderfully funny and warm. 153 more words


Women in Comedy: My Two Favourite Ladies

In my opinion, some of the most influential women in comedy today are Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Miranda Hart, Jo Brand, Julie Walters, Dawn French, Catherine Tate and Jennifer Saunders. 237 more words

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Other people's emails

Victoria Wood was unable to appear doing standup at a Comic Relief event, but contributed a typically funny message explaining why she wasn’t appearing.  Read by Sarah Millican. 16 more words


A Day At Hay

After years of saying “Yes, I’m definitely going this year”, I finally made it to the Hay Festival, dragging two of my fellow bookworms with me! 308 more words

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