August 13, 2012

Our beautiful Olympics – our beautiful nation!

London2012 was a triumph in so many ways; an event that reconnected me with what I love about this unique and glorious nation and its people, and made me feel prouder than ever to be British – and to be a true-born Londoner. For two weeks, this nation was reminded why it is great, and why so much of the world has been shaped by its people and heritage – from the language and literature that has defined modern culture, through to the music that has dominated the charts for decades. There is so much to recognise and celebrate: The […]
June 26, 2012

The Chav’s Prayer 2012

I saw the original version of this parody, and although it is extremely naughty and far from politically-correct, I thought that it was very clever and surprisingly well-written – no idea who wrote the original, but they have excellent writing skills, which I have tweaked in my version below:   The Chav’s Prayer 2012 Our father, who is in prison, Mother knows not his name, Thy chavdom come, thy shoplifting done, In TXMaxx as it is in Poundland. Give us this day our welfare bread, And forgive us our ASBOs, As we ‘happy slap’ those, Who give evidence against us. […]
June 24, 2012

The best tweet by a national tourist board ever – comedy magic!

This outstanding tweet by the England Tourist Board should win an award – and a promotion for their Social Media Manager!    
June 23, 2012

We’re ranked above Argentina in the FIFA world rankings… interesting!

FIFA World Rankings – June 2012
June 15, 2012

Today I was reminded why I LOVE the NHS

Since I had eye laser surgery back in 2000, I have had perfect vision, but occasionally suffer from sore and often red eyes. I attributed this to dryness and time in front of the computer, but it was a small price to pay, and easily manageable with eye drops. However, recently I’ve noticed it getting worse and so started to review options. When I was in California, I visited a state of the art eye clinic that resembled the one in ‘Nip/Tuck’. The beautiful staff, with perfect teeth, perfect hair and perfect tans treated me like a rock-star as they ushered […]