Monthly Archives: January 2007


Is there anyone who can be happy that this evil and corrupt government has granted a licence to build a so-called ‘supercasino’ in the heart of Manchester? It’s a monument to greed and easy money that will cover five thousand

Posted in Stupidity / FFS

Please Tell Me This Isn’t Real…

I’ve nicked this photo from Bigmouth Strikes Again‘s comments. (Sorry – I had to download the photo, my WordPress wasn’t happy with linking to imageshack – and I’m not sure to whom I should give due credit). Someone please tell

Posted in Get Out While You Still Can, London, Politics, dreary

Learning About Modern Britain, In Quotes

On being Tony Blair’s director of government relations…..: I hadn’t really any intention of joining the Labour Party, I just fell in with the wrong crowd. Yes, yes I only just spotted it, even though it’s from Saturday’s Guardian. But

Posted in Politics, dreary


Another of my group of close friends has fallen. Actually, that’s not yet true, although he began the slide a long time a go when we shared a flat in Glasgow – a dark descent, which shall end in April

Posted in Running

Dust. Bites The. Another One.

So. The TEFL Smiler is no more. Well, actually he is. Probably. Just with a newer, more secret identity, a batcave and a career fighting grammatical errors using sleek, matt black, carbon fibre gizmos (have you seen the new, spring-loaded,

Posted in Blog Stuff

Learning About Modern Britain, In Quotes

E-mails: Nach einem am Dienstag durchgeführten notwendigen Update der E-Mail-Server-Software laufen die Software-Caches, die zur Zwischenspeicherung der E-Mails dienen, noch nicht stabil. Dadurch treten seit Donnerstag Nachmittag erneut Störungen beim Abruf der E-Mails per POP3, IMAP oder Webmailer auf. Nur

Posted in Blog Stuff

The Problem With Applying For Jobs…

Is that they might say ‘yes.’ And they might be academics (and therefore pay badly) and be computer literate enough to be able to google the fact that I might not want to work for that salary for the four

Posted in Day 2 Day, Get Out While You Still Can

Men! Worried About Hair Loss?

Then crystal meth is for you! (ask your local, unemployed biochemist – who needs to pay off some debts – for details…..)

Posted in Stupidity / FFS