Posts made in June, 2012

Words that rhyme

When I was a teenager I used to write all sorts of stuff, none of it made sense but some of it rhymed. Village life: I hear the people in the street The clickety  clack of their feet They chit and chat all day long I myself think it’s wrong I listened once from the front room All they were talking was doom and gloom “You know Mrs Thomas from down the lanes? You know the one mun with...

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Underage drinking – My sob story

I was 17, and I was hanging around with the older boys and could get into most of the local pubs, even though the landlords knew I was underage.  I wasn’t the type of drinker that would get drunk and rowdy, I was more likely to get drunk and fall asleep on the table. But there was one local pub. The Butchers Arms.  And the landlord had a reputation for making sure that nobody under 18 was...

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The booze run

Robs dad was always thinking of ways to make money, and we were always on hand to help him because it meant we could make a couple of quid along the way as well. The idea this time was to go to France. Buy a load of booze and sell it. Everyone was doing it at the time, and it was an easy way to make money. But he never did anything in small measures, most of the people that were doing the booze...

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America Tells Europe. Give us the Eurovision and we’ll give you dollars.

President Obama has handed an olive branch to the Eurozone members and pledged. If America were allowed to perform in the next Eurovision Song Contest, the United States would provide members of the Eurozone with as much financial support as they needed. Speaking at the Whitehouse, Mr Obama said that the US would support Europe with “however many dollars it needed to get them out of the hole...

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Cher but not Cher alike – Cheryl Cole in trouble with name change

Cher the legendary singer from the sixties, with such hits as “If I could turn back time.” And “I got you babe.” Has contacted Cheryl Cole’s management to advise the tiny pop star, not to go any further with her name changes or she will face a lawsuit. A spokeswoman for Cher said, “ We heard recently that Cheryl Cole will now be known as Cheryl, and that is fine by us. But we are...

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