Steyn on Trump and Sweden

March 4, 2017 1 comment

I’m sure you’re all a little tired of Trump, Steyn and the Sweden thing, but this is worth listening to.

 

Categories: General

Far out – right?

March 4, 2017 6 comments

Already infamous for his description of black people, Mr Korwin-Mikke now has views on women! A star in the Europarliament’s almost empty firmament!

Categories: Politics, The Dark Side

Abingdon

March 3, 2017 8 comments

To Abingdon this afternoon for Mrs J to buy some material at Masons one of the  apparently decreasing number of  haberdashers and shops selling material. Anyway whilst Mrs J did her shopping I had a coffee in the Square where I took this picture .

In a quiet way Abingdon is an attractive little town like Wallingford,Thame and a few other places around here. I think the reason is that they have never been wildly prosperous and didn’t suffer a precipitous post industrial decline.

abingdon

Categories: General

The German Language compared to English, French, Italian and Mexican.

March 3, 2017 2 comments

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An Interesting Video

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Jimmy Shand And His Band

March 3, 2017 1 comment

I can just see the Donald dancing to this. Not sure about Melania though ?

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Donald, where’s your troosers?

March 2, 2017 6 comments

http://www.scotsman.com/news/world/donald-trump-visit-will-shift-to-scotland-to-deter-protests-1-4380716

trump-kilt

Let the wind blow high
Let the wind blow low
Through the streets
In my kilt, I’ll go
All the lassies say hello
Donald, where’s your troosers

Shrovetide

March 1, 2017 8 comments

ashbourne

Celebrated far and wide in Olde Englande, the annual festival still thrives. Can you guess the origin of this song composed in 1891 in a town I know well?

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Categories: Competition, History, Poetry, Sport

Nuts

February 27, 2017 15 comments

The Nerve!

February 26, 2017 8 comments

toy-photobomb

VX nerve agent, that is.

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Categories: General