September 3, 2014

Wot’s this ‘ere then ?

by duncanr

Read the comments and find out !

July 23, 2016

Master Criminals They’re Not

by duncanr

pepper sprayfollowing the attempted robbery of a pharmacist in Australia in which one thief armed with a knife accidentally cut himself and his companion sprayed pepper spray in his own face, police are asking the public’s help in tracing two fair skinned men of medium build wearing black pants and black-hooded jumpers with dark grey sleeves, thought to be aged between 18 and 21 . . . and not very bright !

full story – http://tinyurl.com/hnltaa5

July 22, 2016

Caption this . . .

by duncanr

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July 22, 2016

Something for the Weekend – No 223

by duncanr

if you want to listen again to previous weekend songs, go to the ‘category filter’ on the side bar and select ‘something for weekend’ from the drop down list

feel free, too, to share a sample of what you are listening to this weekend in a comment to this post

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July 21, 2016

Iceland Hambush

by duncanr

Greater Manchester Police tweeted news of a violent confrontation in a local supermarket when an elderly woman repulsed a would-be mugger by hitting the ‘thief’ over the head, several times, with a pack of bacon

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CCTV footage of the incident, however, suggests that . . . Continue reading

July 21, 2016

Speedy Gonzales

by duncanr

spotted in Barcelona . . .

July 20, 2016

In a nutshell . . .

by NobblySan

The BBC seem to have a knack for inadvertently apt headlines

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July 20, 2016

Chalte Chalte

by duncanr

o.k. I know it’s not yet Friday, when I traditionally post some music on madhatters, but been listening to some Sufi music this morning and thought I’d share this one with you . . .

July 20, 2016

Ouch !

by duncanr

many years ago, when I was but a lad, a group of us were running through the streets of Edinburgh – we were on a pub crawl and were trying to make it to the next pub before ‘last orders’ were called

suddenly the two guys in front of me swerved right and left, revealing – too late for me to avoid – a groin-high hazard

I was reminded of the painful consequence of the subsequent collision by this video . . .

July 19, 2016

Orangutan Makes Sun Hat

by duncanr

we’re experiencing a heatwave in the UK right now – good news for some, not so good for folk like me who risk getting a sunburnt head if I go out without a bunnet to protect my bald patch

not so good, either, if you are trapped in a fur coat and needs must improvise some shade to protect you from the sun . . .

July 18, 2016

Iceland Tough Stand on Illegal Immigrants

by duncanr

marksmanthey don’t mess around with illegal immigrants in Iceland – as this poor bugger, caught slipping into the north of the country after a dangerous sea crossing, soon found out . . . http://tinyurl.com/hhntxo5

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