Month: January 2003

  • Blogging: 300th Post

    Yippeee! Post 300 AND the “end of month” summary time: what a co-incidence! Ok, ok – for the past few weeks, I’ve been blogging like made to try and make the two correspond – and it seems to have had a side affect of launching “Guess That Movie” which I’m “spinning off” onto it’s new […]

  • Joke: The Lion, The Witch and The Hunter

    A big-game hunter went on safari with his wife and mother-in-law. One evening, while still deep in the jungle, the wife awoke to find her mother gone. Rushing to her husband, she insisted on them both trying to find her mother. The hunter picked up his rifle, took a swig of whisky, and started to […]

  • Guess That Movie: Scores So Far II

    Well, that’s another 9 images guessed at – the last one was the George Clooney/Quentin Tarantino “From Dusk Till Dawn” movie – to be specific (hey why not? 🙂 ), it’s from around then end of the 4th minute where Danny the store clerk (played by Cristos) is trying to convince Seth and Richard Gecko […]

  • Snippet: Great Poll!

    *snippet* Whilst linking to the two news articles for my previous entry, I noticed that at the bottom of the Leicester Mercury’s article about the fire there was the following poll question: Take it – or leave it! The newly-published Bain report suggests a raise of around 11% for firefighters, linked to heavy modernisation. Should […]

  • News: Local Road Closure

    3 hours before the firefighters latest 48hour strike was due to happen, there was a major fire quite close to me. Around 6am, the old Bestway cash and carry warehouse on Loughborough Road (close to Red Hill Circle) resulted in the armed forces attending the scene with the “Green Goddesses” fire fighting appliances. Once they […]