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Bush waits

Cheney gets an invasive heart transplant while George Bush waits for a new brain.


Oddity – best decorated cakes

I always think that actually eating a cake is less satisfying than the anticipation of culinary delight one experiences in looking at them. An exception are the rare, old-fashioned sponge cakes with a layer of creme in the middle and on top and a few strawberries for decoration. Here you see what you will get […]

Hum: Sacre bleu!

Q: What did the Frenchman say when bail was denied?

A: IMF’d.

Administratium: a New Element

Investigators at a major research institution recently discovered the heaviest element known to science and have tentatively named it Administratium. Administratium has no protons or electrons, thus having an atomic number of 0. It has, however, 1 neutron, 125 assistant neutrons, 75 vice neutrons and 111 assistant vice neutrons, giving it an atomic mass of […]

Procrastination Day gets deferred

The danger of doing things too quickly.

Best pool shot by a naked white chick


Thanks BL (I think).


For those whose level of maturity qualifies them to relate to it…

1967: Long hair, 2010 : Longing for hair

1967: KEG, 2010: ECG

1967: Acid rock, 2010 : Acid reflux

1967: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor, 2010: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor


Serenading Stephen Fry at Harvard

Molly offers to put her womb to use.


A modest man who has much to be modest about

That was Churchill on Attlee.

A paraprosdokian (from Greek “παρα-“, meaning “beyond” and “προσδοκία”, meaning “expectation”) is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe the first part. It is frequently used for humorous […]

Too much politics, time for a gag

The world’s best one-liner?

Tim Vine has been crowned king of the one-liners after one of his gags was named the best joke of the Edinburgh Fringe. Tim won for the gag:

“I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what, never again.”

Clarke & Dawe on Europe

This Aussi-sourced YouTube on the European debt crisis was hilariously scary. It has been doing the rounds but I picked it up on Greg Mankiw’s blog.

OK, I will sell out

I’ve decided to accept advertising on my blog.

The horth whithperer

A guy calls his buddy, the horse rancher, and says he’s sending a friend over to look at a horse.

His buddy asks, ‘How will I recognize him?’

‘That’s easy; he’s a dwarf with a speech impediment.’

So, the dwarf shows up, and the guy asks him if he’s looking for a male or female […]

Why Indian students abroad suffer discrimination

It was the first day of a school in the USA and a new Indian student named Chandrasekhar Subramanian entered the fourth grade.


Walking the dog (& keeping fit by stair climbing)

Keeping your canine fit.

On stair climbing that is fun.

Thanks JS&CD

Couldn’t find the book I was after…

…always ended up here.

Economic disasters drive increased demands for valium

94.6% of Australian workers retain their jobs a year after the world experiences the worst financial crisis for 80 years. This compares with 95.8% prior to the crisis when the economic ravages of the Howard Coalition Government were still bearing on the down-trodden Australian working class.

This disasterous state of affairs has led the reformist […]

Clement Freud’s funniest joke

Sometimes one needs a bit of humour.

HT Boingboing and JB

What the Welsh do at night

This is power shepherding.  Literally brilliant.

Thanks Bernd


A former boss of mine (now deceased)* collected jokes. He wrote them down and filed them and, on having enjoyed a few drinks, could recite joke after joke until the bar shut down.  I envied him intensely as although I love good jokes – particularly vulgar ones – I can never remember them.  I laugh like […]