November 2, 2012 · 1:44 am
Two pictures of discipline: Heads up, shoulders back, chests out, tongues in (that last order refers to the second picture).
On the right – RUC District Inspector Michael Murphy, escorting Princess Elizabeth in Belfast 1949.
(The story of Uncle Mike and the future Queen is here.)
And here’s another picture of discipline. Training will out.
Cat courage? Or dog self-discipline?
These Continue reading →
May 24, 2011 · 9:59 pm
So we’re all laughing at those gullible fools who believed the Rapture was coming at the weekend. We’re all chuckling snootily and snidely down our noses. Ho ho, aren’t we so enlightened, not like those sad losers.
Well the laugh is on you.
No, not because Harold Camping has come up with a new date.
Just because neither you nor any of your mates got taken up into heaven – doesn’t mean nobody else did. Quietly. Without a fuss. While you were all (er, and me, ‘cos I’m still here too) wallowing in your complacency, the “elect” could have been boarding SpaceShipOne for a one way trip to the celestial heights.
But that’s not it either.
The thing is, the Rapture did happen. But no men with beards were involved – not even Richard Branson. Harold Camping simply got one significant detail wrong. And here’s the proof. Continue reading →
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May 9, 2011 · 1:26 am
Weird weather we’re having at the moment.
Raining cats and dogs? Cloudy with meatballs?
It’s been raining rabbits here.
We found Continue reading →
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