Moody movies

I go to the cinema quite a lot.  I had a student job as a projectionist, so I’ve always had a fascination with the Big Screen.  But we are in a recession, so every penny counts, and I am not as flush as I used…

The Atheist Bus bitten back

A letter sent today to the Advertising Standards Authority: Dear Sirs, I am writing to complain about an advertising slogan soon to be seen on the side of a buses in central London.  It proclaims, in large letters, that there DEFINITELY is a God.  I…

A helping hand

“Do you need anything from the shops?” I asked, helpfully. I had knocked on a couple of my elderly neighbours doors to see if they wanted anything whilst I popped out to the shops during the “The Worst Snow Fall In Years”. My first neighbour…

Just say no!

Drug pushers are targetting ever younger people in order to generate demand for their products.  It is a shameful practise, and one we should all be doing our level best to eliminate. But how do you spot a drug pusher?  And how do you know…

Indoor rowing

There is a rumour going around that this year’s Superstars competition will include a rowing event.  Not on actual water, but on one of those indoor rowing machines. This is not particularly good news, as I never use a rowing machine, and I assume there…

Queuing

As part of the ongoing fun-less month of Sober January, a few of us, including Mr & Mrs Fat Jim went to the local Cinema on Saturday night to see the new Tom Cruise film, Valkyrie.  I had been careful not to read any reviews,…

Bigging it up

All around the world there are species of animal on the verge of extinction.  This is a shame, especially when man has had an effect on the species’ survival.  They really should look to stop what this man is doing.   He is causing a lot…

Come fuck with us

Have you seen the new Virgin Airlines 25th anniversary advert? It is a celebration of 25 years in the business, and ends with the tag line, “Still red hot”.  The advert is a 90 second message which is essentially saying, “Come and fly with us,…

Sober night out

We took our seats in the pub and I looked at my watch.  It was 10:13pm. This Friday night was something of an experiment.  Myself, Fat Jim, Mrs Fat Jim and Amy were having a night out as part of our Detoxification January.  This involved…

Scaryfied to death!

“Why is he still outside?” I asked. “He’s been out there ages.” “He’s scarifying the lawn.” I had never heard the term scarifying before, and it sounded absolutely terrifying.  I had images of my friend jumping out on the lawn shouting “Boo!” or running around…