Category Archives: Humour

British Stereotypes

My mother was from Sutherland in the far north of Scotland. My father is from South Yorkshire. BUT….. I deny that I am either a Wildling or that I am Fighty! If you want to argue about that, you can meet … Continue reading

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Howard’s time-travelling bus

All aboard! If you enjoyed my coach tour to Stonehenge and you liked Howard Loring’s review of Eleven Miles, you are just going to love a trip on Howard’s time-travelling bus. There can be no question that this guy is … Continue reading

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My Small Part in a Hitchcock Film

The Final Chase The 1956 version of the Hitchock film, The Man Who Knew Too Much, starred James Stewart (as Ben McKenna) and Doris Day (as Jo McKenna). This is the film which launched the first song to make it … Continue reading

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Top Notch Omelette

Fifteen years ago, I celebrated the opening of the New Millennium by standing in the sea in Grenada, wearing my kilt, raising a glass of whisky to my dear, recently departed, Mum. This is my record of the end of that … Continue reading

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Chess made simple . . . and Pink!

This is how I explained the game of chess to a lady radio presenter (Charlie Crocker) who loves to laugh and loves the color pink even more. She kept telling her listeners that she had never been able to understand … Continue reading

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Golly

“LANCE!” “Yes, Mummy.” “Who spilt this lemonade on the bedroom floor?” “It was Golly, Mummy.” “I had a funny feeling that you were going to say that, Lance.” “Well it WAS Golly, Mummy.” “Yes. It always IS Golly, isn’t it?” … Continue reading

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Politically Correct Nelson at Trafalgar

I felt compelled to share the following, which came from my old school friend, Tony Booker. Nelson: “Order the signal, Hardy.” Hardy: “Aye, aye sir.” Nelson: “Hold on, that’s not what I dictated to Flags. What’s the meaning of this?” … Continue reading

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