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  • Old People Getting Covid Vaccinated

    There is something wrong with old people. Whenever there is a TV news crew around they love to smile and telll them how much they are looking forward to their Covid vaccine. No one looks forward to being stabbed with… Read More ›

  • The Golden Age Of Cinema

    Before having a successful career as a lift engineer, my dad was an assistant projectionist in a London cinema, spooling, among other things, Pathe News and British propaganda films. His love of film carried on throughout his life and he… Read More ›

  • TweetCreeps

    I’m continuosly surprised by how many women on my Twitter feed have experienced unwarranted and unwanted harrassment in their Direct Messages (DMs) from guys who have instantly followed them back. The guys are often suggestive, often crude, or asking sexually… Read More ›

  • Mother’s Day Drawings

    With Mother’s Day approaching, many children celebrate the occasion by drawing pictures of their mums. As a child, I did likewise. The hair colour rules were simple. You’d use a black crayon if your mum had black hair. Brown crayon… Read More ›

  • The Masked Singer

    I’ve recently been spending my Saturday nights watching The Masked Singer .In the first series, the audience got removed after shouting “Take it off!” and left the studio without knowing the singer’s identity to save any social media spoiler alerts…. Read More ›

  • Dying For Love

    With another full lockdown in Britain, traditional dating has gone by the wayside as the 2-metre distance rule makes it impossible to date naturally. Being ridiculously single again, I know I don’t want to go on a date in a… Read More ›

  • No Thank You

    I get mildly irritated by people who don’t say “Thank You” when you let them through. I do seem to spend an awful lot of time standing sideways on the pavement or walking behind street furniture to allow other people… Read More ›

  • Tanning Salons

    My High Street is about to get a new Tanning Salon in a prime location – the corner of the High Street and the first shop you see when arriving from the train station and between McDonald’s and Wetherspoons. It’s… Read More ›

  • The Non-Essential Column

    The government recently re-introduced the re-opening of non-essential shops. Yeah, because the one thing this country has been missing is a “non-essential” shop. Oh, but apparently they have, as swarms of people crowded into Sports Direct because the one thing… Read More ›

  • War Songs

    I really hate the thought of getting old.Whenever I see news footage of the elderly in old people’s homes having a sing song, it’s always bloody war songs. Chelsea Pensioners yesterday singing “Well meet again” again.Surely, by now the generation… Read More ›