The Da Vinci Code

Last night I went to see The Da Vinci Code in the hope that I could then pretend I'd read it in an effort to stop people trying to explain it to me when I say I haven't. I want two and half hours of my life back.

why not ask the audience?

While we all moan about the state of TV on a Saturday night, I'd hereby like to give a big thank you to the New Kings of Light Entertainment, Messrs Blair and Brown. Now that Ant and Decs' youthful charms are starting to wane, it seems the government has stepped in to produce their natural heirs.


And so I throw myself headfirst into blogging. It is, they say, where journalism is heading. I dont know if I agree with those who think this heralds a brand new age of democratic control of information, or those who think its going to give a whole load of nutters a much bigger say, but the flow of ideas can't be much less democratic than it is already, and the people in charge of it can't be much less nutty, so here goes.

Oh, Lordi, Lordi - My Finnish Roots

  LordiFinland grabbed silver medals and no gold   at the Winter Olympics this year. Bit of a national disaster. It was the small but proud sporting nation's worst result in a generation. We then scraped to a bronze in the ice hockey world championships last week. So, monster rock group Lordi's victory at the kitsch Eurovision song contest at the weekend was one to savour?

Advice Slips

Quite often these days when you go to the hole in the wall to take money out there is a little option that flicks up on the screen. It says: “Would you like an advice slip with this transaction?” You click on “yes”, thinking that’s the sensible thing to do. The machine prints the advice slip, you look at it. It says:

Water Crisis

Water, water, everywhere,
And all the boards did shrink ;
Water, water, every where,
Nor any drop to drink.

-The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1798)

Miscellany 1

  Innocent Smoothies                                  

Dealing with life

In life, we have two classes of people all over the world. The Royals and Common, the Lords and the peasants etc, this group of people is commonly called 'The Rich and The Poor'
The world of the Rich is usually exotic and exquisite ..hmm you can always smell the money, from their cars, perfumes,houses,bank accounts,lifestyle even in the interior decorations in their house; chandeliers,silverwares,big rooms,bars, exquisite bathrooms and Aha aa "the Jacuzzi"