Beertastico Roma!

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Right, this isn’t a normal GOTBlog post as it’s about my recent visit to Rome. As it’s supposed to be a grumpy blog I’ll get the whingy bits out of the way and then post some nice bits for a change! First up, Rome is old, old, old. A bit like me. And needs a bit of TLC. A bit …


Horsin’ around

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In a mad half hour down the pub today, we were discussing the difference between an Ass and a Mule. Don’t know? Well, I’ll tell you. An ass is the same as a donkey, a mule is a cross between a (male) donkey and a (female) horse. Then we got to thinking what other crosses you could have and came …

No Coming Back!

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Apparently the Mars One Project (, a one-way mission to Mars with no hope of return, has attracted a total 202,586 volunteers wanting to make the journey of a lifetime. This number will be whittled down to a shortlist of just 40 from which the four lucky (?) candidates will be chosen to then undertake seven years of intensive training, …

New cooker hood

Standard fitting? My arse!

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So, the extractor hood in the kitchen dies. Off we go down to the electrical store to get a replacement. There’s a nice shiny replacement available for a reasonable price. On the box it says ‘Standard Fitting’, which I naïvely mistook for ‘old hood comes down, new hood goes in its place’. But no. Now, if I’d been writing the …

Dead lazy…

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Dead bird found in bag of salad? Here’s an idea – buy some salad stuff fresh off the market and make the fucker yourself. Idle git!

Hats off to the Tributes

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Now I know I’m best at being grumpy, but I do like a good larf now and then, believe it or not. I recently listened to Rick Wakeman on his Planet Rock radio show, on which there was a request for listeners to phone in to the show with the funniest names for Tribute bands. Some of these had me …