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    Heaven & Hell from a European Perspective

    From a poster seen in an Italian office: In Heaven… the mechanics are German the chefs are French the police are British the lovers are Italian and everything is organized by the Swiss. In Hell… the mechanics are French the police are German the chefs are British the lovers are Swiss and everything is organized […] More

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    Missing Pidgeon

    Genius. I could just imagine this sign outside the back of Marks and Spencers in Blackpool, where all the pidgeons congregate hoping for scraps of Hampsons pies and pastries. More

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    Free Diving With Great White Sharks

    I was browsing through these Shark Videos and found this excellent/stupid video of a diver “free diving” in Shark Alley (sounds ominous), South Africa. Free diving is basically snorkelling with a wetsuit, but the idea is the diver doesn’t have all the equipment that would scare fish (I don’t think it would scare these great […] More

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    Steve McLaren Tribute Song

    It looks like I wasn’t the only one who noticed Steve McClaren under his umberella that fateful night… While our boys tried to pull together You were more worried ’bout the weather You just stood under your umbrella You just stood under your Umbrella (Ella ella eh eh eh) Brilliant tribute, that sums it up […] More

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    A Summary of Steve McClaren

    This quote from Phil McNulty of BBC Sport (Where It Went Wrong For McClaren) reflects Steve McClaren for me: When England needed inspiration from the sidelines, all they got was a man keeping his hair dry with a brolly I will be glad to see the back of this Spin Doctor, more interested in trying […] More

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    Theories of Life

    I am sure these came from Peter Kay: 1) Triangular sandwiches taste better than square ones. 2) At the end of every party there is always a girl crying. 3) One of the most awkward things that can happen in a pub is when your pint-to-toilet cycle gets synchronised with a complete stranger. 4) You’ve […] More

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    Triple M Wasabi Flavour Crispy Seaweed

    This stuff is fantastic. There is a small and mostly unknown Thai food shop in Blackpool that sells all kinds of imported goods. I have been in a few times to buy the ready made noodles but last week this little culinary delight caught my eye. It comes in long and crispy green strips which […] More

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    The Daily Mail defines “Web 2.0”

    As I have already mentioned here, I have access to and often read the Daily Mail due to it lying around where I get my coffee. I have seen many opinionated and badly researched stories over the years and I have become numb to the countless “Video Games Make Our Children Killers” type stories, although […] More

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