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Some bits and pieces

It must be love, love, love

Two beautiful love stories from the last couple of weeks:

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a hen in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Mansab Ali, a resident of Hafizabad, some 200km from Lahore, told police that his neighbour Ansar Hussain “abducted” his hen on November […]

‘Sir’ Simon Cowell fleeces the shallow snowflakes yet again?

(Yipee! I’ve sold some books! Four copies of FORGET THE FOREPLAY yesterday to be precise. Ohhhh. Just four copies in spite of almost a thousand people visiting the site yesterday. So, I don’t think I’m ever going to get to the 50 I was hoping for. Still, I might as well struggle on for another […]

I am guilty of ‘hate crimes’. I might as well admit it

Apparently my insignificant little blog now has a new set of readers – members of the police who seem to think that snouts-in-the-trough is engaged in deeply criminal activity.

So, I confess. Yes, I am guilty of that wonderful new catch-all offence – ‘hate crimes’.

Poultryphobia

For many years I’ve disliked chicken. This dislike started […]

Charities: if you text £3 or £5, will they ever leave you in peace?

It’s Christmas. For families it’s the time for giving. For charities and their fatcat bosses, it’s the time for taking.

It seems that half the ads on TV at the moment are from charities asking, begging, demanding that we send them our money.

The most popular wheeze this year seems to be asking us to […]