Birthdays and jail

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The turkey dinner last night (in my honour — haha) was fantastic. Turkey breast, roast potatoes, sweetcorn, and green beans made me giddy, they were so good. There were also a few more presents, and I’m not used to all this fuss. It certainly is a change from what I’m used to, and I like … Continue reading Birthdays and jail

History was made today

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Happy Australia Day to my three Aussie readers! May you drink XXXX or VB, eat burgers with beetroot in them, chase the flies away, munch on a meat pie with red sauce, and, most importantly, HAVE A BARBECUE!

My kind of animal — the sloth

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Scientists in Germany were trying to study animal movement, and got stuck at ‘sloth’ when the animal refused to budge for anything. Sloths have a great attitude, man. And the scientists did learn something. Sloths don’t move. Much.

She must have been living under a very plush rock for some time

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Phil has posted about some girl on Shipwrecked, yet another stupid reality show. “I don’t appreciate how people come into our country and take over our country. Britain’s really not Britain anymore. “My mind is completely open to different cultures, but I don’t think they should bring them to Britain. “I don’t like fat people, … Continue reading She must have been living under a very plush rock for some time

Rabbie Burns

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Today is Burns’ Eve. Robert Burns was born on 25th January 1759. He wrote Auld Lang Syne, and Neil mentions every time it’s mentioned that people only know the first verse and chorus. (On a related note, I’ve read the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne, and I still don’t think I could manage with that … Continue reading Rabbie Burns