Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb
27

This is a Stick UP

Playmobil

We had a very interesting debate on BBC Radio Devon last week over the rights and wrongs of a toy which has got the Anti-gun campaigners a little hot under the collar. The figure comes with all the pieces to stage a violent bank robbery, including a hand gun, dark glasses, crow bar, swag bag …

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Feb
20

Tits on Fire!

Garden

I was travelling back from Plymouth a few days ago when I became aware of a low pitched whine coming from the passenger side of the vehicle and assumed it was yet another wheel bearing, spring or strut problem. Having just left most the contents of my engine bay in a pothole on Budshead Road, …

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Feb
13

Cat Chow

ItalianChefCat

  Five hundred years in a car park in Leicester is a fairly stiff clamping policy, even by today‚Äôs standards. But it will be nice to see Richard III getting out and about once again. He has had a lot of bad publicity thanks to Shakespeare and the truth about him will probably be lost …

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Feb
03

Jog to the Bog

Bog

I am sat here listening to the snow report on Friday. The weather has closed the Southampton, Bristol and Cardiff airports. Thankfully we have already closed Plymouth airport so just think of the money we have saved in trying to clear it of snow! Anyway, I was in a shop a few days ago, which …

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Feb
03

Cold!

Tele

I would like to say hello to Brian and Jane who always read this column, sadly they are reading it this week for a different reason. Having left their Devon home with two inches of snow and travelled on the road to London through two inches of snow, to get to an airport with two …

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